In an article published in BB by Basillioh Mutahi returns to the how Mike Sonko left from jail-breaker to Nairobi’s Governor:
Known for his glitzy lifestyle, flashy clothes and expensive jewellery, Gidion Mbuvi Kioko earned the nickname Sonko – Swahili slang for a rich person – after publicly distributing cash to his supporters in Nairobi’s slums.
The name stuck…
But just as his rise was epic, his downfall was equally remarkable. He was impeached in December for gross misconduct and abuse of office.
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