The High Court has lifted the last education requirement for Kenyan leaders after declaring that presidential candidates without university degrees can run for office.
The verdict by Justice Anthony Mrima renders the positions of the presidency, governor, MP and MCA free for all.
Justice Mrima has driven the final nail in Kenya’s quest to have her resources managed and her people governed by those with advanced degrees. The judge also ruled that Cabinet Secretaries and County Executive Committee (CEC) members can engage in active politics while in office.
The law prohibits all other state officers and public officers from engaging in politics because it may jeopardise their political neutrality.