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BY JOHN WERU,NAIROBI,14TH DEC 2017-There was not bad blood between Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko and his deputy Polycarp Igathe.
This is a statement from Govoner Sonko himself who took to social media to put the records straight.The governor through his facebook page has uploaded conversations he ha had with his deputy via messages which he claimed are the recent evidence of communication between him and his deputy
“Looking at the attached texts and WhatsApp conversations does it look like we are falling apart?,” he posted.
In another post, the governor claimed the local newspaper is blackmailing his government because he “refused to approve companies associated to it to do supplies in the county government of “.
He said Nairobi and the national government will work together to transform the city and deliver services.
This is not the first time the Nairobi leaders have come out in public to announce their relationship status is unbroken.
The development comes just few days after Sonko took to social media to deny that there was a rift between him and his deputy regarding how to run the city.
“Contrary to malicious social media reports of frosty working relations between me and my deputy Polycarp Igathe, today we held a joint meeting with the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran who had paid me a courtesy call. During the meeting, he pledged to support us and to partner with NCC in supporting education and health matters,” Mr Sonko said.
“I wish to assure the people of Nairobi that the NCC executive is working together with the sole aim of uplifting the living standards of Nairobians,” added the Facebook post.