No case for South Sudan 4 after presidential clemency

No case for South Sudan 4 after presidential clemency

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The four Kenyans who were freed from South Sudan made their first public appearance on Thursday after jetting back into the country on Wednesday.

Flanked by State House spokesperson Manoah Espisu and Foreign Affairs Principal Secretary Monica Juma, the four thanked the president for ensuring their safe return home and acknowledged the huge delegation from foreign affairs ministry.

“We want to thank President Uhuru Kenyatta for the effort he personally made to secure our release, I know its been a long time and we have been hearing he has really tried his best fulfilling his promise of bringing us back home and for that we are really grateful and thankful to the president,” Ravi Ramesh said.

The PS has however clarified that the four are not on prisoner exchange, asserting that they have been pardoned by President Salva Kir within the constitutes of South Sudan’s constitution urging Kenyans to observe due diligence when applying for work abroad.

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