Sonko reveals secret offer that Raila gave him to join NASA

- Mike Sonko claims he has evidence of Raila Odinga pleading with him to join NASA

- Apparently, he won't release the evidence out of respect for Raila and his elder brother Kalonzo Musyoka

- He claimed Raila sweetened the offer by offering him the Nairobi gubernatorial ticket on a NASA allied ticket

Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko made some rather sensational claims about negotiation talks he allegedly had with National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga while on the campaign trail on Sunday, July 16.

Speaking in Eastlands, Nairobi, Sonko claimed that he was approached by Raila and offered the opportunity to join the opposition.

“I recorded our conversation on audio and video. He wanted me to replace Evans Kidero as the NASA’s Nairobi gubernatorial candidate in the August election,

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Nairobi Senator Mike Sonko. Photo: Facebook, Mike Sonko.

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“I just don’t want to make those recordings public because I respect Raila so much and I’m also related to Kalonzo Musyoka; he is my elder brother,” said Sonko as quoted in Nairobi News on Monday, July 17.

Sonko’s revelation comes after Raila Odinga was quoted on media several times saying Sonko is incompetent to be the governor of Nairobi.

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NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga. Photo: Facebook, Raila Odinga.

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At one point, he said he did not see how he could be the President of Kenya and be received by someone of Sonko’s caliber at the airport or any event.

Sonko and Kidero, both top leaders in Nairobi county are gearing up for the race in clinching the gubernatorial seat

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raila begged sonko to join nasa

Nairobi's Governor Evans Kidero and Senator Mike Sonko. Photo: Facebook, Mike Sonko.

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Sonko, a Jubilee candidate, has been a favourite of residents for his active measures in easing the cost of living for people; including supplying water he paid for, digging boreholes, offering wedding an funeral transportation all for free.

He continues to stand accused of usurping county council services through his Sonko Rescue Team, a fact that has put him in Kidero’s firing line several times.

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