City lawyer Silas Jakakimba has resigned as the legal advisor of Homa Bay County Governor Gladys Wanga.
The lawyer released a statement of his resignation through his social media platforms on Thursday, July 27.
Jakakimba expressed his gratitude to Governor Wanga for the privilege of serving as her legal advisor since October 11,2022.
“On October 11th, 2022, HE Governor @gladyswanga bestowed on me the honour to serve as her Advisor, Legal Affairs. This appointment was premised on the mutual understanding that Homa-Bay County deserved a different tangent of leadership.” He wrote.
He further applauded the Homa Bay Governor noting that the hopes and aspirations of the people of Homa Bay would be realized through her.
Moreover, Jakakimba vowed to keep supporting the governor’s endeavors in different capacities while delivering her mandate to the residents of the lakeside town.
“Whereas we still believe in this journey and give our Word to continue supporting the Governor to deliver on her mandate.” He tweeted.
However, he did not explain in detail the reason for his resignation from the Homa Bay executive office but noted that he had other emerging commitments that would not allow him to serve the governor.
“Due to emerging and increasing commitments earlier unforeseen, I have today rendered my resignation from the said office, with immediate effect.” Jakakimba added.
Furthermore, the city lawyer thanked the governor for believing in him while also expressing his belief in Governor Wanga’s incredible governance style.
“I take this opportunity to reiterate my personal and our people’s continued belief in the incredible governance style that Gov.” Stated Jakakimba.
Jakakimba Resigns as Raila’s Advisor
In addition, Silas Jakakimba served as an advisor for the Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) leader Raila Odinga’s secretariat for almost 19 years.
However, he resigned early March this year as a legal advisor to the former prime minister’s secretariat.
At the same time, Jakakimba resigned from the party and directed the Registrar of Political Parties to strike off his name from the ODM’s register.