Polycarp Igathe has resigned as the deputy governor of Nairobi County.
This comes hours after appearing on national television and articulating the plans in place for the residents of the city.
Kenyans have been vocal online about how filthy the CBD has become a few months after they took over the office.
Potholes, hawkers, garbage and traffic were some of the issues biting Nairobians.
The county government was planning to visit clubs along Thika Rd and other estates this weekend to deal with disturbance after NEMA closed down Jiweke Tavern,Space Lounge and B club after residents complained of noise pollution.
Via his twitter account Polycarp Igathe wrote,
Dear Nairobians, it is with a heavy heart that I resign my seat as elected Deputy Governor of Nairobi City County effective 1pm on 31st Jan 2018. I regret I have failed to earn the trust of the Governor to enable me to drive Admin & Management of the county.
Without fear, favour or ill will I step down to avoid abusing or betraying my oath of office to Kenyans, Nairobians & my family.
Thank you for the encouraging support given to me so far.
What could be the reason for his resignation?
Recently, it was reported that deputy governor Polycarp Igathe and governor Mike Sonko were not reading from the same page but Sonko cleared the air with chat shots.
Now former Nairobi Deputy Governor Polycarp Igathe ‘s resignation letter was dated 11/01/2018. Why the one day delay is making it public? this is the unanswered question which most if not all wants an answer to
Polycarp Igathe went on to explain that he won’t abuse or betray the oath of office that he promise to Kenyans especially Nairobians,
Without fear, favour or ill will I step down to avoid abusing or betraying my oath of office to Kenyans, Nairobians & my family. Thank you for the encouraging support given to me so far.
So what’s next after Igathe’s exit?