Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja has filed a defamation suit against Cyprian Nyakundi accussing him of disseminating false information about him via his social media platform.

In recent months, Nyakundi and Sakaja have been embroiled in a conflict. The well-known blogger has repeatedly accused the governor of engaging in corruption and mishandling public funds.

Johnson Sakaja alleges that Cyprian Nyakundi has been deployed by his political adversaries to smear his reputation among Nairobi residents. Sakaja is pursuing compensation from the controversial blogger for disseminating false information about him.

Cyprian Nyakundi has faced multiple defamation charges in court. He is accused of using his online platform to damage the reputations of numerous prominent individuals in the country.

Johnson Sakaja has faced widespread criticism from many individuals in the country for alleged embezzlement of public funds. Nairobi county residents assert that development projects have stagnated since Sakaja assumed office in 2022.

Cyprian Nyakundi is among the most renowned bloggers in the nation. Having commenced his career at a young age, he has garnered a sizable following across the country. Nyakundi has remained in the public eye for over a decade and is resolute in advocating for the rights of Kenyans.

Johnson Sakaja currently holds the position of governor in Nairobi County, having been elected during the 2022 general elections. Prior to this role, he served as a senator and member of parliament for over a decade.