According to Samboja, the degree he holds from the University of Costa Rica is genuine and recognized by the Commission for University Education (CUE).
The governor is accused of falsifying a degree from Kenyatta University to run in the 2017 election and is using an unrecognized degree from a foreign university to defend his seat.
Petitioner Jeremiah Kiwoi, said Samboja, despite holding a certificate since 2013, chose to falsify a fake certificate to run in the 2017 election.
“The first responder claims to have graduated from a Costa Rica-based university in 2013 when it is well known that he was then a radio host with a high school diploma.
“Despite being armed with a degree nearly four years prior, he chose to use forged documents in 2017 in complete disregard of the Constitution and other legal requirements for a minimum degree requirement. valid”, Kiwoi said.
“It is obvious and clearly distinct that before the issuance of the letter of verification, the commission proceeds to a categorical interrogation of the academic diplomas and documents presented to it and, on satisfactory results, it proceeds to the issuance of the letter verification accordingly”, Samboja said in his answer.