Former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has been unveiled as Wiper candidate for the Mombasa Governor seat in the coming elections.
In a ceremony held at SKM Command Centre, Sonko was issued the party’s certificate as he also unveiled his running mate and Kisauni MP Ali Mbogo.
“It’s Mike Sonko for Mombasa Gubernatorial seat with Kisauni MP Hon. Ali Mbogo as his deputy, Wiper Party PL Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka announced this evening at the SKM Command Centre.” Said Paloma Gatabaki
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The news comes days after Wiper refuted claims that they have cleared the former Nairobi Governor and that they have issued a direct ticket to MP Ali Mbogo.
This follows a list from IEBC that revealed Mike Sonko’s name as a candidate under the Kalonzo led party ahead of the elections.
Mike Sonko has already been banned from travelling to the US with the ban affecting his entire family following alleged graft charges in millions levelled against him.
After his impeachment as Nairobi Governor, Sonko confirmed that he will take time away from politics and has heavily been involved in business until recently.