Meru Senator Mithika Linturi of Jubilee party’s Law degree has been revoked by the University of Nairobi after allegations that he used fake papers to join the University.
The senator is only one of many politicians who people believe has a fake degree from a prestigious university. Waititu and Joho were also not too long ago accused of having fake university degrees.
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The University has gotten praise from many online for making the move as integrity is expected from all politicians and public servants.
— Patrick Safari (@patricksafariR) November 30, 2017
This is, to start with, is a criminal offense. It should also lead to IEBC revoking his election hence a by-election. I’m sure #LinturiDegree saga will open a can of worms for many elected leaders. https://t.co/boHjwdgxAG
— Ahmed Mohamed (@Asmali77) November 30, 2017
For the University of Nairobi just as the Supreme Court on August Election Petition, the process matters! A bogus degree! #LinturiDegree
— Wakili Ochieng (@ItsOchieng) November 30, 2017