Joseph Boinett

The new Inspector General designate of Kenya police, Joseph Kipchirchir Boinett has a CV which would make him a great candidate for the job. But there is a slight problem on his CV. One of the Universities he has listed on his CV is a known unaccredited diploma mill.

According to the information available online, Joseph Boinett graduated with a Bachelor of Arts International Studies and Diplomacy from the Washington International University. The said university is listed as unaccredited and a name variously used by fake universities to market their courses online to the gullible.

This is the CV of Mr Kipchirchir

NAME: Joseph Kipchirchir Boinett

MARITAL STATUS: Married

AGE: 52

HOME DISTRICT: Keiyo

WORK EXPERIENCE:

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1984 TO PRESENT: Police Service and NIS (Analysis and Production Division)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Masters in National Security Policy – Australian National University

Masters of Arts Diplomatic studies – University of Westminster, United Kingdom Bachelor of Arts International Studies and Diplomacy – Washington International University

International Studies – 21st century Diplomacy at the University of Malta

Mr Boinett might pass the vetting but the presence of dark shadows on his CV might just make him the favourite topic of joke in Kenya whenever he will face challenges in the Kenya Police as challenges can’t be avoided. His questionable credentials will be the joke of town like the fact that Ole Lenku was previously a cook.

Washington International University is also listed on a site which lists university scams and diploma mills.