Embattled Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho today presented himself to the regional Directorate of Criminal Investigation (DCI) headquarters, Mombasa where he was grilled for close to two hours regarding alleged forgery of his form four academic certificates.
Joho arrived at the DCI headquarters accompanied by his lead counsel lawyer Senator James Orengo, his Kilifi Counterpart Amason Kingi who attended as “Counsel Lawyer, and his third lawyer Mohammed Balala, alongside Mombasa lawmakers and other county leaders.
The Governor was escorted to the DCI headquarters gate by hundreds of his supporters who matched quietly carrying placards to demonstrate their solidarity with the governor.
In spite the heavy police presence, the supporters appeared to overwhelm attempts by officers from the General Service Unit (GSU) to stop them at two police roadblocks placed between the Governor’s office at Treasury Square and the DCI headquarters close to a Kilometer apart, as the surged forward quietly waving placards.
Meanwhile, the government spokesperson Eric KiraitheKenyans has said that all individuals with forged academic credentials will have nowhere to hide at the government announced it will scrutinise all academic papers in the country.