Kiambu deputy governor James Nyoro's swearing-in postponed

"A new date will be communicated in due course."

In Summary

• A High Court Judge John Onyiego was to swear in Nyoro in a ceremony to be held in Kiambu county at 8am.

Kiambu Deputy Governor James Nyoro
Kiambu Deputy Governor James Nyoro
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The swearing in of new Kiambu Governor James Nyoro has been cancelled over unavoidable reasons.

"...the swearing in of Dr James Nyoro will not be conducted today. A new date will be communicated in due course. We apologise for any inconvenience caused," Judiciary said in a statement on Thursday.

A High Court Judge John Onyiego  was to swear in Nyoro in a ceremony to be held in Kiambu county at 8am.

Speaker of the County Assembly Stephen Ndichu and County Commissioner Wilson Wanyaga had arrived at county headquarters by 10am.

Earlier, pro-Nyoro leaders led by MCAs, friends and relatives were in frenzied mood anticipating swearing in of their new Kiambu Governor.

They danced and sang as they eagerly awaited for the moment of truth.

According to the Kenyan constitution, If a vacancy occurs in the office of county governor, the deputy county governor shall assume office as county governor for the remainder of the term of the county governor.

 

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