Lawyer Cecil Miller is owed a total of shs 2, 298, 753,532.72. This is out of the total of shs 6, 971,837,929.19 City Halls total pending bills. In a leaked video that has been doing rounds ion social media, former Governor Mike Sonko is heard accusing advocate Cecil Miller of “abandoning him at his hour of need”.
A pending bill of shs 2.2 billion owed by the County Government of Nairobi to Lawyer Cecil Miller is what led to the lawyer and his associates to betray Governor Mike Sonko.
This is after Anne Kananu was sworn into office as the deputy Governor and latter acting Governor and “promised that she will pay Miller part of the Money”.
This has been revealed in the report of the sectoral committee on Justice and legal affairs on the inquiry into all pending bills arising from cases handled by all the pre-qualified firms that have financial implications on the County Government of Nairobi since 2017 to date.
The report was tabled in the Nairobi County Assembly on 18th November 2021.
Lawyer Cecil Miller is owed a total of shs 2, 298, 753,532.72.
This is out of the total of shs 6, 971,837,929.19 City Halls total pending bills.
In a leaked video that has been doing rounds ion social media, former Governor Mike Sonko is heard accusing advocate Cecil Miller of “abandoning him at his hour of need”.
Miller and advocate George Kitihi pulled out of Sonko’s appeal at the High Court.
Sonko had appealed against his impeachment.
“Miller you have betrayed me. You paid Judges to rule against my case. You also pulled out of my case after you received some payments from City Hall,” Sonko is heard telling Miller.
Sonko goes on to tell Miller that he has never won any case for the County Government of Nairobi.
The report said that it is common knowledge that the County Government of Nairobi has been a cash cow for unscrupulous lawyers who collude with staff to levy exorbitant fees for matters involving the County Government of Nairobi.
In 2013, Munikah and Company advocates took City Hall to court over unpaid legal fees amounting to shs 573 million.
In the financial year 2020/2021, a total of shs 795 .9 million was allocated for payment to law firms out of a total of 2.5 billion allocated for pending bills.
Insiders said Lawyer Cecil Miller law firm received a huge percentage of this cash and went ahead to “betray Sonko”
The report contains startling figures of huge payments to a total of 68 law firms expecting to reap big from City Hall.
Some of the law firms which will reap big are Wanjiku Maina and Company Advocates shs 579 million, Koceyo and Company advocates 494 million, Kandie Mutai Mudeizi and Company Advocates 531 million.
KTK and Company Advocates 413 million, Masire and Mogusu advocates 417 million, Musyoki Mogaka and Company Advocates 193 million, Nyamberi and Company Advocates, 500 million, Ombato Ongau and Company Advocates 213 million , Osero and Company Advocates 203 million .
Others are E.A Oyaro and Company Advocates 111 million, E.K Mutua and Company Advocates 137 million and J.O Magola and Company Advocates 101 million.