Here is MIKE SONKO’s statement after declaring himself President while UHURU was awayCounty Politics, News 16:37
I am appalled by news from a section of the press meant to tarnish my name following my obligated duty officially mandated by the office of the President to read his message conveyed to the family and friends of the the late Henry Odwale, husband to hon Wavinya Ndeti.
During the funeral ceremony attended by leaders affiliated to both political divides, I received orders from the Office of the President to read the presidential speech who was on official duty in Togo while his able deputy William Ruto was enroute from France in the same capacity. Upon receiving the presidential release, I acted in my capacity as the Presidential representative to read to the leaders, family members and residents in attendance the President's speech.
This seemed to rub the opposition leaders, to whom I duly respect, the wrong way. A clear act of cowardice and disrepct to the Presidency as the walked out during my time. I hereby clarify that my utterances were altered in the edited clip to depict my social, political and influence based position as challenging presidency. I uphold my sworn oath to respect the Presidency and...
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