By Shadrack Nyakoe
Professor George Wajackoyah was born in Western Kenya 61 years ago.
His parents divorced when he was 16.
Wajackoyah who is currently the leader of the Roots Party moved to Nairobi’s Jogoo Road to become a street kid.
He was hit by a car and then spotted by the powerful politician J.J Kamotho who paid for his education.
Wajakoyah joined high school at St Peter’s Mumias.
He later joined the Kenya Police and rose to the rank of an inspector with the CID.
He fled the country after the assassination of Dr. Ouko fearing that he would be killed over the discoveries he made, this was after Wajakoyah was arrested and tortured by his colleagues.
He landed in the United Kingdom as an asylum seeker, it was in the U.K that he did his first degree in Laws&Economics at Wolverhampton University, his second degree as an LLM at The University of London, and his third degree LLM at Warwick University while being a professional grave-digger.
He left for America after he got a job as a Law&Economics lecturer at the University of Baltimore he got his fourth-degree LLM.
He got his fifth degree in Philosophy at Walden University, after which he did the sixth degree as a Masters’s in Philosophy at the same University and then did his seventh degree, a Ph.D. in Law at the same university.
He returned to Kenya where he did his eighth degree, an LLB at Riara University, then joined KSL for a Diploma in Law to become an advocate in Kenya.
He joined UoN for his ninth degree and an LLM in Immigration Laws while doing his tenth degree, a Ph.D. in Comparative Laws at Maastrich University.
On top of his 10 degrees, the man has an honorary doctorate degree and over 8 diplomas ranging from Intelligence studies, Advanced Diploma in French, Litigation Law, and African and Oriental Studies.
Apart from running his prestigious law firm Luchiri&Co, he is a professor of Law at The American Heritage University in San Bernardino, Southern California, and California State Sacrament University, he is also a consultant for UoN and Riara Law School. He is licensed to practice Law in U.K, U.S.A, and Kenya.