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"Tinubu Forged the Certificate He Presented to INEC" - Atiku’s Lawyer

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The lawyer to the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Bola Tinubu of forging the certificate he presented to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the 2023 presidential election.

At a press conference he called in Abuja on Thursday, Kalu Kalu made several allegations about Tinubu.

According to him, the "qualifying certificate from South West College to Chicago State University bears a female, indicating that that document does not belong to Bola Ahmed Tinubu."

He noted that "the Chicago State University admission application form has a claim that Bola Ahmed Tinubu attended Government College Lagos and graduated in 1970, when indeed the school was established in 1974."



“The same document has it that the owner of that document is a black American and (in) the document Bola Ahmed Tinubu submitted to INEC, he denied having dual citizenship which means it does not belong to him," Kalu said.

"Then, the same document, oral deposition, said the A in Bola A. Tinubu is Ahmed but the NYSC certificate Bola Ahmed Tinubu submitted to INEC has Adekunle. I don’t know where Adekunle emerged from," Kalu added.

Responding to the questions on the admissibility of the document at the Supreme Court, the lawyer said, “It is very, very clear that from decided authorities, the Supreme Court has held that they can accept a party to adduce fresh evidence as long as certain conditions are met and from what transpired in proceedings in US courts, that condition has been met."

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is seeking the overturning of the election of President Tinubu at the Supreme Court after the Presidential Election Tribunal dismissed his initial petition for lack of substantial proof of electoral malpractice.


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