Following his release from police custody, award-winning comedian Eric Omondi stated yesterday that he refuses to be intimidated by police harassment.
In his statement outside Milimani Law Courts, he vowed to fight for the people of Kenya in the face of the high cost of living.
When it comes to the matter of livelihood, we are all in this. This fight is worth fighting for and I want to say, as Eric Omondi if need be, it’s a fight that is worth dying for. If that is where it will end, I will thank my God.
If my life will be the reason the voice of the voiceless was heard so be it. I am saying this because from now we are not stopping.
I suspect that the President of this Nation doesn’t know what Kenyans are going through,”
The comedian who was recently released from police custody has announced plans to hold another peaceful protest next week.
He has urged Kenyans to join him in demonstrating their grievances as they march to State House.
The leader of Azimio, Raila Odinga, has commented on the situation, calling on the government to leave Eric Omondi and his colleagues alone.
Odinga made this statement during the first Azimio National Prayer meeting, held at Jevanjee Gardens.
It is encouraging to see political leaders standing up for individuals’ rights and freedom of speech, especially in the face of harassment and intimidation.
On Wednesday, Omondi and others were arraigned at Milimani Court, Nairobi.
They denied the charge and were released on a KSH 20,000 bond or an alternative cash bail of KSH 10,000.