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Tinubu’s University Records: You didn’t submit your UNN certificate to INEC – Omokri slams Peter Obi

Tinubu’s University Records: You didn’t submit your UNN certificate to INEC – Omokri slams Peter Obi

Former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, has questioned the moral ground, the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate in the last election, Pete Obi, had to comment on President Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s certificate saga when he (Obi) also failed to present his own academic records from the University of Nigeria (UNN) Nsukka to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for verification.

It will be recalled that Obi had, while reacting to the university certificate issues surrounding Tinubu, said people should be honest about their qualifications, insisting that educational qualification is not even a criterion to be a good President. He cited some American leaders who lacked good educational backgrounds.

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, obtained victory in his fierce legal battle to probe the academic qualification of Tinubu in the February 25 presidential poll.

Tinubu had supplied certificates from the Chicago State University, CSU, to INEC to secure eligibility to participate in the election.


A United States of America court on Saturday ordered CSU to release Tinubu’s academic records for verification and in support of Atiku’s petition challenging the result of the 2023 presidential poll.

Justice Nancy Maldonado, in a judgment, dismissed the objection raised by Tinubu against Atiku’s request and expressly ordered that the CSU must submit the academic records to Atiku.

And on Monday evening, the records were made available to the PDP leader, although the authenticity is still being questioned by some sections of social media users.

But Reno is calling out the Labour Party candidate for even suggesting that there could have been a fake certificate somewhere.

“Peter Obi, Chicago State University, has backed Bola Tinubu’s certificate and stands by the legitimacy of his academic credentials,” he wrote on X.

“Only yesterday morning, you were on AriseTV accusing a certain leader of having a ‘fake certificate.’

“Now, answer this question: Why did you not tender your own degree from the University of Nigeria Nsukka to the INEC?”

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