Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko over the weekend amused Kenyans when he revealed he was given ‘throat sanitzer’ as part of his care package before he signed documents to hand over management of the county.
His lawyer, Harisson Kinyanjui also defended Sonko and in a new clip shared on NTV, many Kenyans have taken notice of the lawyers accent, and how he closely resembles the late American human rights activist Malcolm X.
Fight for Nairobi : Sonko threatens to stop agreement over differences pic.twitter.com/NC5vHUW0Ze
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The explosive comments are below:
Huyu ni Quickmart Malcolm X.
Talking like Martin Luther King. And looking like Malcolm X. Smiling face with sunglasses
Hahahah Martin Luther King copycat… someone tell em we’re not in a civil war
This guy reminds me of my friend Martin Luther King Jnr.
That accent is annoying Unamused faceUnamused face
MLK? I’ll be damned
In 2018, Mike Sonko was also roasted by Kenyans after his newly acquired accent during an address to guests for the Sustainable blue economy conference at the KICC. Sonko said he faked his accent to to impress the foreign guests.
The governor pronounced words like city as “cirry”, headquarters as “headquarrers, significant as “signifcant”, and Kenya as “Kinya”.