Nakuru Law student lashes out at government over Miguna’s tribulations

A Nakuru Law student has weighed in on the tribulations that controversial Lawyer Miguna Miguna is undergoing.

Bernard Omwandho a student of law in one of the Universities in Nakuru has questioned why the government has shown contempt to court orders.

According to Omwandho, the court order was very clear directing that government through immigration department facilitate the return of lawyer Miguna Miguna in the country.

The law student now argues that if the trend where State continues to disobey court orders then the country is headed in the wrong direction.

He adds that in the spirit of BBI and inclusivity then the drama surrounding the return of Miguna Miguna should be experienced at all rather the government should obey the court order and ensure his return.

“Whatever is happening to Miguna Miguna is uncalled for and its high time we go back to our law books and ask ourselves whether we are still in the past regimes before the dispensation of the new constitution or not” said Omwandho.

Omwandho argues that as per the law citizen by birth cannot be taken away from any Kenyan and it applies to Miguna too.

It is for the above reason that the law student is appealing to the government to facilitate Miguna’s return to the country unconditionally.

“Miguna Miguna is a Kenyan by birth and that cannot be debated.If we really mean it when we talk of inclusivity and the BBI then Miguna is key and shoul be allowed in the country unconditionally” says Omwandho.

Already the High Court in Nairobi on Friday summoned Attorney General Kihara Kariuki to appear before it on Monday to explain why the government has shown blatant contempt to court orders.

Justice John Mativo noted that the State has exhibited a worrying trend of systematic disobedience of court orders.

The government maintained that the lawyer ought to acquire the new generation passport, instead of his old one which the court ordered to be used for his return.

This even as ODM leader Raila Odinga on Friday broke his silence over the travel woes of his former aide Miguna Miguna.

According to him, no one has blocked Miguna from traveling back to Kenya.

“Anabweka bweka huko nje kama akuje abweke hapa…Uhuru haogopi miguna..Raila haogopi miguna…nilimpatia kazi…Wacha arudi hapa Kenya,” Raila said on Friday.

He was speaking in Kisii during the first county Building Bridges Initiative (BBI) consultative forum with over 3000 delegates.