Matiang’i Okays Miguna’s Return
Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has given an okay for Miguna Miguna to return in the country on Monday.The CS has urged that everyone works under the;the law he used to deport Miguna is the same law allowing him to be back in the country.
“I believe all will be cleared.We all love Kenya.We all want peace,” Matiang’i quipped.Matiang’i has urged Miguna to drop his hard stance against the government as the country wants to move forward.
Miguna told BBC in an interview on Friday that he has already secured an air ticket for the March 26 trip to Nairobi.
The lawyer was deported to Canada on February 6 after the government stripped him of his citizenship.
This followed his role in the swearing-in of opposition leader Raila Odinga as “the people’s president”.
Upon his return, the lawyer said he will “lead the mother of all struggles” adding that his aim is to remove President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto from office.
Miguna maintained that he was abducted by police against the law adding that his detention was in violation of seven court orders.
“I was forcefully removed from Kenya. That was not a deportation. There was no deportation order. This was an arbitrary, whimsical, dictatorial fiat by a despotic regime,” he said.
The NRMKe leader further held that he remains a Kenyan citizen since the court revoked all the decisions made by the government to the effect of his expulsion from the country.
“I am still a Kenyan citizen and you cannot take that away from me…and the court told them (the Executive) that,” he added.
Miguna further took issue with the abuse of court orders regarding his passport saying the instruction was not a request to the government but a duty they must comply with.
“The court ordered that because my removal was illegal, the government has a duty to return me at public cost…the court said they must bring me back.”
“They bought me a ticket that I did not request and took me to Canada against my will. They have not honoured the court order requiring them to have me brought back…It is a violation of my rights and of court orders,” Miguna said.
The lawyer’s Kenyan passport was presented in court as ordered but was defaced rendering it unusable