NASA says David Ndii cannot be traced

NASA strategist David Ndii at a past media briefing PHOTO COURTESY

Mombasa,KENYA:The NASA coalition has said that their technical chairman David Ndii who was reportedly picked up by police officers at the Leopard Beach resort in Diani county on Sunday evening cannot be traced.

In a statement released by one of NASA flagbearer Raila Odinga’s advisers Salim Lone, his family could not find him when they visited the Diani police station on Sunday evening.

“The family was told that he had been taken to the Diani beach police station,but when they went there they were told he was not there nor did they know where he was .No reason was given for his arrest” Salim said in the statement .

The statement also indicated that NASA lawyers in Nairobi and Mombasa were still trying to locate where Ndii was.

The arrest comes just a days after Ndii was appointed to head the NASA national team that is supposed to restore the road towards democracy.

Other members who would be working under Ndii include Mr Oduor Ong’wen, Ms Judy Sijeny, Hamida Kibwana, Dr Mutakha Kangu, Mr Koitamet Olekina and Mr Peter Mathuki.

Police in Kwale county lead Msambweni police boss Joseph Chebusit have denied holding Ndii.

Kenyans on twitter who include activist Boniface Mwangi and Lawyer Donald Kipkorir have called on the release of Ndii.

“David Ndii is a patriot. A patriot is a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion,” Wrote activist Boniface Mwangi while Kipkorir likened Ndii to the late prof Wangari Mathai who was detained severally due to her stand.