Sonko surrenders Nairobi County to Uhuru – Nairobi News

The national government has taken over the functions of Nairobi County Government effective Tuesday evening.

“In a landmark agreement signed at State House today, Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa in concurrence with H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta, signed an agreement, handing over functions of the Nairobi County Government to the National Government, pursuant to Article 187 of the Constitution,” said a statement from Kanze Dena, the State House spokesperson.

The signing of the agreement was also witnessed by the Speaker of the Senate, Hon. Kenneth Lusaka and the Attorney General Paul Kihara.

Under the agreement, the National Government will take over County Health services, County Transport services, County Public Works, Utilities and Ancillary services and County Government Planning and Development.

Governor Sonko is staring at an impeachment motion after he was charged with corruption.

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