Hours after Miguna Miguna’s deportation was nullified, the government has maintained that he will remain deported.

Before that, Miguna had vowed to continue after chanting `Aluta Continua’ to suggest that he was not backing down in the removal of the government.

However this is not the case anymore.

This comes after Principal Secretary Ministry of interior Karanja Kibicho noted the deportation of the opposition lawyer was legal.

In his statement, the principal had this to say;

“The government has been made aware of a High Court ruling this morning declaring the deportation of self declared General of the proscribed criminal organisation NRM and who is a Canadian citizen, Mr. Miguna Miguna as being illegal,” the statement reads. “In as much as the government respects the court’s decision, the government still holds its earlier view that the deportation of Miguna Miguna was done in accordance with the law,” added Dr. Kibicho.

The government seems to have refuted Justice Luka Kimaru’s ruling and ordered the director of immigration to surrender Miguna’s Kenyan passport.

As reported, the government will ensure that they appeal the judge’s decision to name Miguna’s deportation as illegal.