Miguna welcomes sh7 million awarded by court

Miguna Miguna, the exiled NRM leader has declared his interest in running for Nairobi gubernatorial seat./COURTESY

Miguna Miguna has welcomed the ruling by the high court awarding him seven million shillings in damages caused during his deportation in March.

The National Resistance Movement (NRM) leader, through his twitter account supported the ruling by Justice Chacha Mwita confirming he was still a Kenyan citizen.

The high court on Friday awarded Miguna Miguna seven million shillings and ordered the Department of Immigration to reinstate his revoked passport saying citizenship by birth cannot be revoked.

The damages are not to be borne by taxpayers.