The Director of Researcher and Strategy of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2023 general elections, Don Pedro Obaseki, on Sunday, spoke on the controversies around the academic records of President Bola Tinubu.
There have been claims that the certificate presented by President Tinubu to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was allegedly forged.
An allegation which has been denied by the presidency and the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Obaseki, in an interview on AIT News, said if people go to the Homeland Security Office and type the Social Security Number (SSN) of the Chicago State University (CSU) certificate purportedly owned by President Tinubu, it will show Abimbola Adenike Tinubu.
He added that the certificate belongs to a woman who attended Southwest College and had three HSC results, which included physics, chemistry, and biology.
Obaseki further stated that every signatory on the certificate presented by President Tinubu was not an official signatory of the university at the time when that certificate was purportedly issued.
He said, “You’re saying that they said in the deposition that the same person is our president; they never said so.
“That is a lie from the pit of hell. They said a certain Bola A, not Ahmed Tinubu, attended Chicago State University; that is the fact, but they did not say he graduated, nor did they say that the certificate he presented was official.
“The issue is, don’t leave the issue; the issue is that Mr Tinubu presented a certificate to INEC, and every signatory on that certificate was not an official signatory of the university as of the time when that certificate was purportedly issued.
“That is one, and they were silent on that. Number two, the originating social security number (SSN), you can even do it yourself; go to the homeland security office and type it online; it shows Abimbola Adenike Tinubu, a woman who entered Southwest College.”