• Sakaja Johnson was sworn is as Nairobi's 4th governor.

• Justice Roselyne Aburili and assisted by magistrate Caroline Kabucho administered the oath of office to Sakaja and his deputy, Njoroge Muchiri.

and President -elect William Ruto after Sakaja's swearing in at KICC ON August 25th,2022.
Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja and President -elect William Ruto after Sakaja's swearing in at KICC ON August 25th,2022.
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UDA Party Leader William Ruto on Thursday, 25th August 2022 graced the swearing in of Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja.

Sakaja who was running on the UDA party ticket emerged victorious in the governor race with 699, 392 votes ahead of the Jubilee Party’s Polycarp Igathe who got 573, 516 votes.

The youthful politician (Sakaja) was declared the winner by Nairobi county returning officer, Albert Gogo governor’s race had attracted nine candidates; however, it was narrowed to a two-horse race between Sakaja and Igathe.

Sakaja will now succeed Anne Kananu as the next Nairobi Governor.

Anne Kananu was also present during the event.

Sakaja arrived at the event accompanied by his two sons and daughter. His wife was also present.

Justice Roselyne Aburili and assisted by magistrate Caroline Kabucho administered the oath of office to Sakaja and his deputy, Njoroge Muchiri.

and President -elect William Ruto after Sakaja's swearing in at KICC ON August 25th,2022.
Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja and President -elect William Ruto after Sakaja's swearing in at KICC ON August 25th,2022.
Image: EZEKIEL AMINGA
speaking during Johnson Sakaja's swearing in as Nairobi Governor at KICC
William Ruto speaking during Johnson Sakaja's swearing in as Nairobi Governor at KICC
Image: EZEKIEL AMINGA
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with out-going Nairobi governor Ann Kananu
Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja with out-going Nairobi governor Ann Kananu
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with the new Nairobi Governor Johson Sakaja and his DP Njoroge Muchiri
William Ruto with the new Nairobi Governor Johson Sakaja and his DP Njoroge Muchiri
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shakes hands with the President-elect William Ruto after Sakaja's swearing-in as Nairobi governor at KICC.
Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja shakes hands with the President-elect William Ruto after Sakaja's swearing-in as Nairobi governor at KICC.
Image: EZEKIEL AMINGA