well put


Skimming through the roles, I do not think that as a country we are discriminating when we require a certain level of academic proficiency for one to seek an elective post. While politics is largely about social influence, the role of parliament goes beyond politics and may require some level of varied expertise if we have to realize a certain level of policy maturity.”



On June 29th, the country was treated to a ruling that contradicted itself from Justice Mumbi Ngugi. The matters before her for determination were whether the president violated the constitution when appointing the county commissioners. Equally, she was supposed to determine the constitutionality of Articles Article 22 of The Elections Act Kenya that required: (1) A post secondary qualification for one to contest as a member of parliament and (2) A requirement for an undergraduate degree from a recognized university for…

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