Key events as Miguna Miguna set to make a grand return to Kenya
What made Miguna Miguna a hero among NASA supporters and key events ahead of his return
Having been crowned by a section of opposition supporters as the new Joshua following Raila Odinga’s unity deal with president Kenyatta, the general is expected to lead his troupes in the quest for electoral justice and reforms.
His legal team led by Siaya Senator James Orengo are expected to welcome him back into the country with a section of his supporters also expressing willingness to receive him at the airport.
Pulselive.co.ke analysed the following key events have propelled the fiery lawyer into one of the most popular people in Kenya.
30 Jan 2018: Miguna Miguna administers ‘oath’ to Raila Odinga as the ‘People’s President” at Uhuru Park.
02 Feb 2018: Armed police raid Miguna’s Runda home, vandalising his property and arresting him.
Police confirm that he was taken to Kiambu police station the transferred to unknown unknown destination. High Court Judge James Wakiaga granted Mr Miguna Sh50,000 bond and orders his release. Police fail to comply to the court orders.
Feb 05 2018: High Court judge Luka Kimaru orders police to produce Miguna Miguna to court at 2pm.
06 February 2018: Miguna Miguna arraigned in Kajiado law courts but refuse to take plea.
06 February 2018: The fiery lawyer is deported to Canada on claims that he did not hold a valid Kenyan citizenship.
08 Feb 2018: Miguna Miguna receives a warm reception in Canada and embarks on a global tour afterwards.
15 February 2018: High court judge Luka Kimaru declares the deportation of Miguna Miguna illegal.
09 March 2018: Miguna differs strongly with Raila Odinga after the latter signed a deal with President Uhuru Kenyatta. In a terse letter, the advocate tears into the opposition boss for betraying the struggle for reforms.
A section of disgruntled opposition supporters crown him the new 'Joshua' to lead them into 'Canaan'.
23 March 2018: Miguna’s legal team express satisfaction that the government had done enough to ensure the safe return of the lawyer.
26 March 2018 is the date marked for his return. His supporters are keen to know how the self declared general will steer the struggle for electoral justice and reforms and hold the government to account.
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