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Exposed! Aden Duale is a Somali Citizen

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Celebrated constitutional rights defender Okiyah Omtatah has made damning allegations against National Assembly majority leader Aden Duale, claiming he is a Somali national.

Omtatah has written a letter to the Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission (EACC) asking them to conduct an audit on all members of parliament to ascertain if any of them holds dual citizenship. The constitution bars state officers from holding foreign citizenship.

“In the spirit of adhering to the rule of law and applying the law consistently and equally to all, it’s of overwhelming national importance and public interest that our legislators submit themselves to the same standards they have set for diplomats,” Omtatah’s letter, which has been received by EACC, reads.

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“The constitution expressly bars MPs from holding dual nationality if it was acquired through naturalization. Consequently, by way of this letter, we are requesting EACC to conduct an audit of the Members of Parliament to ascertain if any of them has allegiance to foreign nations via citizenship or hold any instruments such as green card.” It adds.

City Lawyer Donald Kipkorir has questioned which side Duale is taking in the maritime war between Kenya and Somalia.

Apart from Duale, Omtatah claims that four other MPs from Northern Kenya are Somali nationals. They are; Adan Bare Duale (Garissa), Adan Haji Ali (Mandera South), Mohammed Dahir Duale (Dadaab) and Lagdera’s MP Mohammed Garane.

Kamukunji’s Yusuf Hassan Abdi and his Marsabit counterpart Safia Sheikh Abdi are also on the spot for allegedly owning UK Passports while Jane Kihara of Naivasha is said to be a US Citizen.

Omtatah further wants EACC to investigate Narok Senator Ledama Ole Kina and his Nakuru counterpart Susan Kihika on allegations that they are US nationals.

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Article 78 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 states that a person is not eligible for election or appointment to a State office unless the person is a citizen of Kenya. It also states that a State officer or a member of the defence forces shall not hold dual citizenship.

Omtatah has given EACC 15 days to table their findings.

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