In the recently concluded general election, many of the political Aspirants were pushed out due to failure to meet the set vying qualifications as Per Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, IEBC.
In the governor slot, the contender was guaranteed to have a degree to fit in running for the Governorship seat.
However, most of the gubernatorial Aspirants with failed academic credentials were thrown out, denied the chance to try out their gubernatorial bid.
However, high court has passed a ruling, outlining that it isn’t necessary for one to possess a degree in contesting for gubernatorial position.
The academic requirement that had been installed initially has been scrapped off, a move that has created relief to the affected Gubernatorial Aspirants in the recently concluded general election.
High Court had dismissed the case of Nairobi governor Johnson Sakaja over fake degree saga that was manifested during the election period. High Court has scrapped off the degree requirement in contesting for county’s top seat.