The decision by high Court to remove degree requirements for election of governors continues to elicit reactions from leaders across the political divide.
Some of the leaders that have responded to the landmark rulling include Former law society of Kenya president Nelson Havi.
Taking to his Twitter account, Havi urged the attorney general to appeal against the landmark ruling.
"The Attorney General ought to appeal against the decisions removing a degree as an eligibility requirement for election of Governors, MPs and MCAs. What is the purpose of establishment of all these Universities if illiteracy is the qualification for elective leadership?", Said Havi.
Further, he wondered how the leaders who don't have degrees will perform their duties which include legislation on CBC.
"How are these elected leaders bellow the rank of President, who are exempt from going to school expected to comprehend their duties and perform them?
How are they to articulate relevant views on legislation and public policy? It is a CBC learn how to slaughter fowl mentality!" Asked the UDA politician.
However, on the other hand, kapseret MP Oscar Sudi seemed elated with the ruling based on his response.
"The High Court of Kenya has declared the requirement to have a degree to vie for the Governor's seat unconstitutional", said Sudi who is facing charges on forgery of academic Papers.
Sudi's statement has elicited reactions from netizens with some urging him to contest for a gubernatorial seat in 2027.
Below are the screenshots of the reactions online.
What are your views on this? Feel free to share your thoughts and comments on this on our comments platform.
Content created and supplied by: @yokeabu (via Opera News )
Opera News is a free to use platform and the views and opinions expressed herein are solely those of the author and do not represent, reflect or express the views of Opera News. Any/all written content and images displayed are provided by the blogger/author, appear herein as submitted by the blogger/author and are unedited by Opera News. Opera News does not consent to nor does it condone the posting of any content that violates the rights (including the copyrights) of any third party, nor content that may malign, inter alia, any religion, ethnic group, organization, gender, company, or individual. Opera News furthermore does not condone the use of our platform for the purposes encouraging/endorsing hate speech, violation of human rights and/or utterances of a defamatory nature. If the content contained herein violates any of your rights, including those of copyright, and/or violates any the above mentioned factors, you are requested to immediately notify us using via the following email address operanews-external(at)opera.com and/or report the article using the available reporting functionality built into our Platform See More