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Nairobians react to Kidero’s concession speech

Former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero on Monday conceded defeat and wished Governor Mike Sonko well.

Dr Kidero attended Governor Sonko’s inauguration on Monday at Uhuru Park accompanied by his former deputy Jonathan Mueke.

The former governor had earlier contested the results of the election and indicated he would contest them in court.

At the event inauguration ceremony however, he gave no indication of proceeding to court and declared that he has “no problem calling you Governor Sonko because today you are the governor.”

PHOTO | COURTESY
PHOTO | COURTESY

Dr Kidero mentioned how his wife Susan Mboya is happy to have him back home from City Hall

President Uhuru Kenyatta, who was also in attendance, thanked Dr Kidero for ensuring a smooth transition to the new administration.

Dr Kidero’s speech elicited varied reactions on social media.