This is Buhari’s WAEC certificate: Keyamo flaunts president’s Cambridge result
FESTUS Keyamo, spokesperson of President Muhammadu Buhari’s presidential campaign team, has made public the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) certificate of the president issued by the Cambridge, UK.
Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and ministerial nominee in the Buhari’s second term cabinet wrote on his official Twitter handle, @fkeyamo that the results contained in the document tallied with what WAEC issued to the president.
“This is PMB’s certificate issued directly by Cambridge, UK, when he applied for it a couple of weeks ago & tendered in court. The contents tally with the one issued by WAEC,” wrote the lawyer who is also among the Senior Advocates of Nigeria defending the president at the Election Petition Tribunal.
The certificate, issued on July 18, 2019, has candidate Registration Number as 8280/0002 and was signed by Vice Chancellor of University of Cambridge.
It shows that the president scored C5 in English Language, P7 in Literature in English, A3 in History, C6 in Geography, C5 in Hausa and C6 in Health Science.
A certifying statement is an official document issued by the University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate which verifies a candidate’s examination results on their certificate, an information on the overleaf of the certificate stated.
Opposition party, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), is challenging the victory of Buhari in the February 23 elections at the Tribunal.
The PDP and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, are among other issues arguing that the president did not possess the requisite educational certificate to qualify him to run for the post.
But, Keyamo in his tweets, said, “The biggest dummy that the Opposition sold to its supporters since 2015 has collapsed like a pack of cards.”
On July 31, Oshindeinde Adewunmi, WAEC Deputy Registrar in charge of school examination in Nigeria confirmed the president’s secondary school results.
He is one of Buhari witnesses at the tribunal.
Atiku’s lawyer, Livy Uzoukwu, SAN, had challenged admissibility of the certificate and other documents when they were tendered by the president’s legal team at the tribunal.