Joho Dismisses D- KCSE Certificate

  • By Marikio Muchiri on Wednesday, 11 January 2017 - 7:54pm
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  • Kenyans were on Wednesday divided about Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho's academic qualifications after a KCSE certificate bearing a name resembling his was leaked.

    The certificate belonging to one Hassan Ali indicated that the bearer scored a D minus having sat for his examination in 1993 with many claiming it belonged to the governor.

    Joho has, however, distanced himself from the result slip which showed that he scored D's and E's in most of the subjects forming a platform for a heated debate which trended on Twitter under #JohotheDMinusGovernor.

    Mombasa County Communications Director Richard Chacha dismissed the certificate terming it as fake since the name of the Governor had been altered.

    Chacha clarified that the county boss' name was Hassan Ali Joho as compared to that on the document which identified the holder as Ali Hassan.

    The document, which showed that the holder sat for his examination at Serani Secondary, had been signed by G. Karogo, KNEC's Ag CEO.

    The slip was widely shared with social media users giving comical reactions while others seemed surprised that one could perform poorly and end up in a high position.

    Governor Joho, has in the past been forced to defend his academic credentials with his degree being questioned severally.

    Recently, he was embroiled in a verbal exchange with Deputy President William Ruto who he accused of calling him an academic dwarf.

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