Monday June 3, 2019-Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko has said he will not apologise to Nairobi Women Representative, Ester Passaris, after the two
Monday June 3, 2019-Nairobi Governor, Mike Sonko has said he willnot apologise to Nairobi Women Representative, Ester Passaris, after the twoclashed during Madaraka Day Celebrations at Pumwani Stadium on Saturday.
Sonko,facing backlash after he berated Passaris during his speech telling her “Unanipigia simu mimi si bwana yako" which saw the MP walk off as he was speaking .
On Monday, Mr. Sonko insisted that he willnot apologise adding that Ms. Passaris only wants to create enmity between himand women.
“Anatakakunipiganisha na wamama na mimi nawapenda sana wamama.Mamammoja asifanye diversionary tactics za kunikosanisha na wamama," Sonko said.
Whilesaying that he respects Passaris as she has a development agenda for Nairobi,the Governor said if he is to apologise, then she has to apologize to himfirst.
“Akianzaku apoligise, hata mimi nta apologise,” (If she apologises first,then I will apologise,” he said.
On Monday,Federation of Women Lawyers FIDA called for the governor’s arrest for engagingin what they called hate speech.
Throughtheir executive director Theresa Omondi, they asked the Inspector General ofPolice and Director of Criminal Investigations to take action describing hisactions as “shameful and disrespectful.”
The Kenyan DAILY POST