Mueke vows to succeed Kidero as Nairobi Governor
14 September 2016, 11:03
Nairobi - Nairobi County Deputy Governor, Jonathan Mueke says he will take over from Governor Evans Kidero at the end of his second term in office.
Speaking in an interview in Nairobi Wednesday, Mueke said he has all the capabilities to be the next Nairobi Governor based on the experience he has gained while deputizing Kidero.
“I am absolutely capable of being Nairobi Governor. Dr Evans Kidero will run for 10 years and then I will go to the ballot and govern for 10 years,” Mueke said.
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According to Mueke, Kidero deserves a second term as Nairobi Governor because he understands leadership values.
Kidero has vowed to defend his seat in the coming election as the post continues to attract new entrants ahead of the 2017 polls.
Those who have already declared their interest in the seat are Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko, Dagoretti South MP Dennis Waweru, former Starehe MP Margaret Wanjiru, Nominated MP Johnson Sakaja, Water and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa, former National Assembly Speaker Kenneth Marende and Nairobi businesswoman Esther Passaris.
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