By Shadrack Nyakoye
Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko is the legitimate Kenya Scouts Association Nairobi County branch patron,branch officials have confirmed.
Leaders drawn from the Nairobi county Branch led by Zablon Onguko who is the resource mobilization consultant have attested that the procedure followed to install Sonko was permissible.
“We are officially involved in the planning and installation of Governor Sonko as our patron as the process started in 2018 and followed all procedures carried out during an investiture ceremony for scouts,” said Onguko.
He stated that Sonko has always participated with the Governor in events like Good Deeds and always supported scouting.
The lobby also alleged that having participated in installation of former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero never evident involvement of the national board.
This follows a statement by the former education cabinet secretary who doubles up as the Kenya Scouts Council chairperson Jacob Kaimenyi who said the procedure of inauguration was against the scouts’ association constitution.
They castigated the board members of looting cash which was meant to facilitate the vulnerable scouts in the wake of Covid-19 pandemic as no activity has been initiated by the board since March 2020.