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Imo Guber Tribunal: WAEC Confirms Uzodinma’s Certificate

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The Imo State governorship election tribunal, sitting in Abuja has admitted in evidence the certified true copies of statement of result and the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) certificate belonging to Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State.

The Eastern Updates reports that the academic documents were tendered before the tribunal by the issuing body, WAEC.

WAEC’s action came in response to a subpoena issued on it by the tribunal to produce and tender the documents on behalf of Governor Uzodinma

The documents were produced before the tribunal by the Head of Administration at WAEC Headquarters, Omifenwa Tunbosu. 

The first of the two documents produced by Tunbosu was a CTC of Uzodinma Goodhope Odidika’s West African Examinations Council General Certificate of Education, with certificate No. SG 904497 of June 1982.

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The second was a CTC of  Uzodimma Goodhope Odidika’s confirmation of statement of result dated, December 18, 2014, earlier forwarded by WAEC to the office of the Senate president and delivered on January 7, 2015.

Tunbosu also testified before the tribunal that Governor Uzodimma is the owner of the WAEC certificate and confirmed it to be authentic and genuine.

The documents were subsequently tendered and admitted in evidence by the tribunal headed by Oluyemi Akintan-Osadebay.

The Eastern Updates reports that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last governorship election in Imo State, Samuel Anyanwu, are challenging Uzodinma’s victory in the election.

On of the grounds on which the PDP and Anyanwu are challenging the election is non-qualification.

They are alleging, among others, that Uzodimma forged his WAEC certificate.

Meanwhile, the South East leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in t geo-political zone including the National Vice Chairman and State Chairmen have hailed the appointment of Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma to lead and Coordinate the activities of the Party in the South East to further penetrate and consolidate political control of the region.

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