Foreign Affairs CS Alfred Mutua has come to the rescue of a Kenyan man based in Tanzania. The man in question has been having legal troubles in the southern country after being accused of armed robbery. His story has been doing rounds in social media after it emerged that the man hand been suffering and his passport had been confiscated.
According to an audio that has gone viral, Fredrick Omondi went to Tanzania in 2016 to work as a human resources officer, but misfortune befell him in 2021.In a social media post on Tuesday, Mutua said the plea has reached his office, and he has directed a team in Tanzania to follow up the matter.
“I have noted the online clip of Kenyan Frederick Omondi who is being held in Tanzania. I have directed our TZ team to find out the whole story & to assist him. As I had said earlier, EVERY Kenyan who is outside Kenya will receive attention and support regardless of the situation,” Mutua wrote.
Omondi said he went to Tanzania at the request of Zachariah Hans Pope, who was constructing a hotel and wanted him to serve as his human resource manager.