A day after the government of Lamu County was ‘overthrown’ following governor Issa Timammy’s arrest, revelations are emerging that Deputy Governor Eric Mugo had held a 2hr closed door meeting with President Uhuru Kenyatta.
When the attacks occurred, President Kenyatta blamed the deaths on local ‘political networks’ which was them interpreted to mean CORD coalition that had earlier held a successful rally in Mombasa.
Mugo is believed to have been the face behind the intel to President Uhuru on who – Timmamy – was involved.
Governor Timmamy was Timmamy was arrested at his Lamu home and was detained at the Lamu CID headquarters where he recorded a statement. The governor was then driven to Mombasa county under tight security and has been charged in court with terrorism, murder and displacement of societies.