Governor Mike Sonko being feted by Good Deeds Global CEO at City Hall on Tuesday, December 11. Photo: Mike Sonko. Pic: Photo Courtesy
Sonko receives another special recognition for making Nairobi look beautiful
The governor was declared the Goodwill ambassador by the Good Deeds Global CEO Kaynan Rabino
He was honoured for supporting various communities in Nairobi and also keeping the city clean and beautiful – The accolade comes less than a month after Sonko was commended by UN-Habitat for the beautification programme Barely a month after Nairobi governor, Mike Mbuvi Sonko, was feted by the UN-Habitat for the ongoing city beautification programme, the vocal county chief has received a similar accolade. Sonko was on Tuesday, December 11, declared the Good Deeds Goodwill ambassador by Israel for the beautification programme aimed at keeping the capital city green and clean, among other good deeds.
Rabino disclosed they had been following the governor’s activities via YouTube and were satisfied he was the kind of leader that others should borrow a leaf from.
The Good Deeds Global chief said Nairobi’s business environment had become more attractive to investors, thanks to the governor’s commitment to transforming the city. “You are a leader who should be emulated by many. People should not take your generosity for granted because what you have done so far is very commendable,” he said.
Sonko’s beautification programme first grabbed global attention during the Sustainable Blue Economy Conference at the KICC) on November 27, 2018. The UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd Sharif commended the governor for doing a good job. Sharif was impressed by the work that was being done by the county government to not only make the capital city more attractive but also preserve the environment by keeping it green and clean.
Sonko, who was one of those who spoke at the historic global conference, took the opportunity to assure the investors that he would continue with the good work and would intensify a campaign to clean up the Nairobi Rivers Ecosystem.