Omtatah, the people’s advocate

Activist Okiya Omtatah

Activist Okiya Omtatah at the Milimani Law Courts.

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What you need to know:

  • Mr Omtatah has sued the state and its agencies for every injustice he deems a trampling of basic constitutional or human rights.
  • It’s a miracle how he manages to draft the suit papers largely by himself although he’s owned up to help from several lawyers.

There’s only one Okiya Okoiti Omtatah – uno. Even the name itself is remarkable. Not because you can simply call him Triple O, or Triple Zero because there are many of those – but because it simply sounds both unique and peculiar.


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