My Certificates Are With Military, Buhari Tells INEC
A former Head of State and the Presidential
candidate of the All Progressives Congress in
the 2015 general elections, Maj.Gen.
Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has told the
Independent National Electoral Commission
that his academic qualifications and
credentials are with the military.
A visit by journalists to the headquarters of
the commission on Monday in Abuja
revealed that Buhariâ€™s academic qualifications
were not on display, unlike those of other
Presidential candidates, including President
Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic
But in an affidavit, which he deposed to at a
High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, he
explained that all his certificates were with the
Secretary, Military Board.
The affidavit dated November 24, 2014, was
stamped and received by INEC on December
â€œI am the above-named person and
deponent to this affidavit therein. All
my academic qualifications documents
as filled in my presidential form,
President APC/001/2015, are currently
with the Secretary, Military Board as of
the time of presenting this affidavit.
The affidavit is made in good faith and
for record purpose,â€ Buhari stated.
WAPBAZE.COM had exclusively reported that
Vice President Mohammed Namadi Sambo
had also told INEC that his Bachelors and
Mastersâ€™ degree certificates in Architecture
from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, had
been consumed by fire.
Sambo, who is the Vice Presidential candidate
of the PDP, had made the declaration in the
documents he filed with INEC and displayed
on the commissionâ€™s office in Abuja, even
though the details of the fire that consumed
the certificates were not given.
Samboâ€™s papers were received and stamped
by the INEC between December 10 and 18,
2014 and validated by two letters from the
ABU, a copy of which was obtained by our
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