How MPs’ meeting with President Ruto saved Fred Matiang’i from DCI
On Sunday, Education CS Ezekiel Machogu hosted another meeting of the region’s leaders, which Dr Matiang’i attended, to discuss his predicament with the new government.The DCI wanted Dr Matiang’i and his lawyer Danstan Omari charged with conspiracy to commit a felony and publication of false information.
A meeting last week between a section of Gusii leaders and President William Ruto at State House could have brokered a ceasefire even as criminal charges against former Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i were dropped yesterday.
Last Thursday, a day after the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) received a police file urging the prosecution of Dr Matiang’i , three first-term opposition MPs met the President at State House with sources saying his woes featured at the talks.
And on Sunday, Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu hosted another meeting of the region’s leaders, which Dr Matiang’i attended, to discuss his predicament with the new government that saw him interrogated over an alleged police raid at his home.