MIKE SONKO BIOGRAPHY
Mike Sonko or simply Sonko (Sheng for “rich person” or “boss”), is a Kenyan politician who currently serves as the 2nd Governor of Nairobi. Sonko is the immediate former Senator for Nairobi County. He was previously the Member of Parliament for Makadara Constituency, Kenya, a position he was elected to on September 20, 2010 in a by-election. Born in Mombasa, he was once kicked out of parliament for wearing earrings and sun glasses
Nairobi senator Mike Sonko is a man many city residents fail to understand, from his lifestyle, source of wealth and the people magic- by all accounts Sonko is darling of many especially the youth and majority poor.
Mike sonko revealed that his source of wealth is sharing with the poor
Perhaps what stands out is Sonko’s flashy lifestyle; with ever trending blings,the state of the art cars, dress code, hair cut and ofcourse the unending theatrics.
Those who know Sonko from his humble beginnings in Kwale point to his big leap forward in the real estate business in Mombasa and later move into the lucrative Matatu business in Nairobi. Sonko also revealed that he has top notch financial advisors who help him trade not just in the Nairobi stock exchange (shares/securities and bonds) but also in global financial capitals like London Stock Market, Euro Next and New York stock exchange. A single smart moves in the international financial markets leads to gains in hundreds of millions.
Trading in international financial markets is where big movers like Chris Kirubi, Kenyatta family empire, Joe Wanjui, Evans Kidero, Mwai Kibaki, Manu Chandaria, pension funds like NSSF among other top wealthy Kenyans and institutions make millions in a day.
There were more than 5,000 matatu under him
Mbuvi said he has since diversified his business. He bought Club Casurina in Buru Buru as well as cyber cafes, salons, boutiques, and phone and accessories shops in Nairobi.
MIKE SONKO CONTACTS
Parliament Buildings Parliament Rd. P.O Box 41842 – 00100 Nairobi, Kenya