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CSs in scandal-hit ministries should step aside, says Sonko - 10 months ago, 13 June 00:11

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Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is not known for mincing his words. And he times his statements for maximum  effect.

On the day the Nairobi County Assembly rejected his controversial nomination of Mr Miguna Miguna as his deputy, for instance,  Mr Sonko asked Cabinet secretaries whose ministries have been  implicated in corruption to step aside.

Then he left friend and foe wondering about  his stand in the war on corruption by lambasting the Judiciary for denying the suspects bail.

“Let me state that I wholly support the President in his fight against corruption, but my basic understanding of the law is that everyone is presumed innocent until proven otherwise. In 2010, we passed a Constitution that guarantees the rights of everyone and we should not, therefore, break the same law in the name of fighting corruption “ Mr Sonko said during a funeral in Nyeri.

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