Court admits Tinubu’s Chicago University Education credentials
Written by Joey Shekwonuzhibo on July 5, 2023
The Presidential Election Petitions Court has admitted as exhibits, the Chicago State University credentials of President Bola Tinubu.
The president formally opened his defense in a petition filed against his election victory by the Peoples Democratic Party and its presidential candidate, Abubakar Atiku.
At the resumed hearing of the petition, the educational documents tendered to establish his attendance and graduation at the American university comprising the admission letter offered to Tinubu by the institution among others.
Through his lead counsel, Wole Olanipekun, Tinubu tendered his Chicago State University credentials and his American visa documents to prove that he visited the United States unhindered between 2011 and 2021.
The President, who tendered the documents to debunk claims of criminality contained in the petition against him, also made available, all documents of the Nigeria Immigration Service which cleared him for the US trips.
Also admitted as an exhibit by the court is the US Embassy letter of April 4, 2003, which is a response to a letter from the Nigeria Police Force dated February 3, 2003, which claimed that the embassy had no criminal records of Tinubu in the US.