USAID officials accused of planning to topple government
13 February 2014, 11:35
Nairobi - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs was on Wednesday asked to summon the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) officials to give information over its alleged plans to topple the Government using activists.
According to a statement from the chairman of the National Security Advisory Committee (NSAC), Francis Kimemia, NSAC is in possession of credible intelligent documents and information detailing how the US donor agency has consistently funded the demonstrations by activists, including demos clandestinely planned, funded and led by two identified initially as Boniface M and John G. Adding that a defrocked pastor has also been funded to pour vitriol on parliament concurrently.
This comes after police banned the protest, dubbed “State of the Nation” that had been called by the activists led by Boniface Mwangi and Rev Timothy Njoya.
The organizers had asked Kenyans to attend the protest which was scheduled to start from Uhuru Park all the way to Parliament Buildings wearing black t-shirts, a Kenyan flag and a roll of tissue paper.
They were planning to protest against poor leadership, rising cases of corruption in the government, poverty, unemployment, insecurity among other issues that are happening in the country.
NSAC warned that the consistent plans to destabilize the current Government will not be tolerated at any costs, especially where activists are sustainably bribed to tarnish the country's and Leaders' reputation regionally and internationally.
“NSAC is of the view that It is in the national interest that USAID urgently warns and debriefs would be demos and responds to these reports, in tandem with international protocols that regulate tolerance or expulsion of Agencies that undermine sovereignity of a legitimate and democratic Govt. and interfere with internal matters of countries,” said part of the statement from NSAC.
According to Kimemia, NSAC wants a strong Kenya's displeasure communicated to the metropolis' leaders regarding impunity, notoriety, & high handed of distraught diplomats who have no respect on incumbent leadership following the recent general elections.
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