A team of lawyers have today appeared at the Milimani law courts as legal advisers for Mike Sonko as he appeared to face multiple charges.

Days ago, he had through his, lawyer asked his fans to remain calm after they promised to camp outside the courts.

A defeated Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko appears in court – Photos


Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko,Fredrick Odhiambo and Anthony Otieno at the Milimani Anti-corruption Court in Nairobi on December 9,2019.They pleaded not guilty to the charges. Photos/Enos Teche

In a press statement issued on Sunday, Sonko said his arrest was politically motivated and asked supporters to remain calm.

“I urge all my supporters t allow the law enforcement agencies to do their work and let the law take its course.

The peace and stability of Nairobi is more important than anything else,” Sonko said.

Armed to the core: Photos of security situation as Sonko attends court

The governor’s legal counsel include;

1.Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo Junior.

2.Senator Kipchumba Murkomen of Elgeyo Marakwet.

3.Dan Maanzo-MP Makueni.

4.Lawyer Nelson Havi.

5. Cecil Miller.

6.George Kithi.

7.Alphonse Mutinda.

8.Osundwa Michael.

9.Harrison Kinyanjui and three others.

Also spotted in court was Embakasi East MP Babu Owino and Kericho Senator Aaron Cheruiyot.

Sonko's lawyers
Sonko’s lawyers
Sonko's lawyers
Sonko’s lawyers
Sonko’s lawyers
Governor Sonko’s defense team


Sonko was transferred from the EACC headquarters under tight police security and arrived at the Milimani Law Court at exactly 7.55 am.

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