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State to blame for Matiba’s health condition NEVER MISS A STORY - 12 months ago, 16 Apr 22:31

Paul Muite

I have known Mr Kenneth Matiba for many years. At the beginning as a client in the mid-70s when I acted for him in a libel suit arising from the Kenya Football Federation elections and in later years both as a friend and a client. Following the infamous 1988 Mlolongo elections, I teamed up with Bill Deverell as his lawyer in an election petition filed against him. When he resigned from the Cabinet following rigging of the party elections, which were followed by the presidential and parliamentary elections of 1988, I drafted his resignation letter. SECOND LIBERATION When I was elected the Law Society of Kenya chairman in 1990, Ken and I worked closely with others in what came to be dubbed the “second” liberation. I accompanied him to Nyayo House to deliver the request for a permit from the then Nairobi Provincial Commissioner to hold the Saba Saba (July 7, ...
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