I Almost Committed Suicide at City Hall, Mike Sonko

By Soko Directory Team / Published January 21, 2022 | 9:57 am




KEY POINTS

Sonko says he almost his life because of work-related stress. His troubles, which started with NMS were ignited by close friends who told him to take on the entity’s boss General Mohammed Badi head-on.


Mike Sonko

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We go through a lot of stress and depression and don’t open up to friends the way women discuss their issues. This is because 90 percent of our own silent enemies are our own friends.


While reacting to the death of the Capital FM DJ, Alex Nderi alias DJ Lithium, former Nairobi governor Mike Sonko revealed that at one time in City Hall, he almost opted for suicide.

Sonko says he almost his life because of work-related stress. His troubles, which started with NMS were ignited by close friends who told him to take on the entity’s boss General Mohammed Badi head-on.

He says two allies told him to sabotage NMS activities only for the same friends to go to a senior man, who is, apparently, President Uhuru Kenyatta and reported his intentions.

“Tulipo kaa chini,kama mabeste kudiscuss wakanichocha ati huyu mdosi sasa ametuzoea hebu mvuruge live live na head on after which at the same time wakaenda kwa the same mdosi kumwambia, “ona vile sonko anakuvuruga afadhali huyu mtu tumtoe,” Sonko said.

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(When we sat down as friends to discuss the way forward, they convinced me to confront the boss, after which they went behind my back and reported me saying  I should be removed from office).

It is then that plans to impeach Sonko took off and the former Governor says he was mentally stressed that he almost took his life.

The governor also raised concerns on how men are their own enemies. He said that most of the time, men would rather keep to themselves issues troubling them rather than share with friends because a majority of them are hypocrites.

“We go through a lot of stress and depression and don’t open up to friends the way women discuss their issues. This is because 90 percent of our own silent enemies are our own friends,” he said.

The governor was reacting to the death of DJ Lithium who allegedly committed suicide by taking rat poison while at the Capital FM offices.

Lithium was rushed to the Nairobi Hospital where he was confirmed dead on arrival.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Article by Shumi 




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