As 2022 general election draws closer, political leaders aspiring to be members of parliament and members of county assemblies are are doing all they can to meet all requirements for next year's general election.
According to Kenya constitutional (2010) all members of parliament and those of county assemblies are required to have degree from a recognized university in Kenya. The law was to be effected in the year 2013 but it was postponed to allow members to acquire degrees. The law will now be in force from next year and it caused mixed reactions among kenyans and a political class.
County Assembly Forum Kenya has now moved to court to to stop implementation of the law requiring MCAs to have degree. According to them, Covid-19 pandemic disrupted academic calendar for universities making it impossible for many members to acquire degree. They now want the law to be postponed until 2022 to allow those who are yet to acquire degree to university to study and get a degree.
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