Professor Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba a renowned Kenyan Law Professor was on the 29th of September deported from Zambia as he arrived Kenneth Kaunda International Airport .
He was invited to deliver a public lecturer on China-Africa relations at Eden University titled “Africa in the age of China influence and global geo-dynamics.”
According to the Chief Government Spokesperson Dora Siliya, Prof. Lumumba was deported because he posed a security threat.
“Govt through immigration dept has denied entry into Zambia of Prof. Patrick Lumumba, a Kenyan national due to security considerations. Immigration is a security wing working with agencies within and beyond Zambia,” Ms Siliya said.
Prof PLO Lumumba has been a vocal critic of China -Africa relationship and pan Africanist who has been promoting good governance.He has previously served as Kenya’s Anti Corruption Chief.