Deportation card not new strategy to silence critics

Former Islamic Party of Kenya leader Sheikh Balala attends a fundraising for a bus project for Tudor Catholic Church in Mombasa on May 10, 2015. He was once deported by President Moi. PHOTO | LABAN WALLOGA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Jubilee Party Vice Chairman David Murathe claimed that Dr Miguna was standing in the way of the government’s plan to rollout its development agenda.
  • Gordon Kihalangwa has issued threats of withdrawal of passports of 16 opposition MPs.

Before last week’s dramatic deportation of self declared general of the National Resistance Movement (NRM) Dr Miguna Miguna to Canada, there was a vocal Mombasa politician Ahmed Bamahriz who, when threatened with deportation by retired President Daniel arap Moi, retorted that Moi too should be dispatched to the country of Sudan.

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