• Kyodo


No sooner had Diet member Junichiro Koga arrived here Wednesday to clear up allegations that he didn’t receive a degree from Pepperdine University, when UCLA — which he also said he attended — stated it has no record of his enrollment.

In Democratic Party of Japan leaflets distributed during the campaign for the Nov. 9 House of Representatives election, a profile of Koga, 55, says he studied at the University of California at Los Angeles and earned a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine in nearby Malibu.

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