Tinubu’s certificate: Chicago State University locks X account to busybody enquiries

Chicago State University, United States, has put its X page, formally known as twitter on private after some Nigerians reportedly stormed the page to inquire whether or not President Bola Tinubu truly graduated from the institution.

This is as a result of a petition filed by the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, in a United States court to obtain information about Tinubu’s academic records at the Chicago State University.

A check on the page which was earlier Public, on Tuesday showed it has now been put on Private with a message – “These posts are protected. Only confirmed followers have access to @ChicagoState’s posts and complete profiles. Tap a Follow button to send a follow request”.

Credible News reports that in January 2022 the university confirmed to that Tinubu indeed attended the university.

Beverly Poindexter, who is in charge of official transcript requests, enrolment, and degree verification at the Office of the Registrar, CSU, in a terse email response said: “Mr Tinubu did attend our university, however, if further information is needed, go to studentclearinghouse.org website to make a formal request”.

In an earlier letter dated August 20, 1999, and signed by then Registrar, Lois Davis, the university stated that Tinubu was its student between 1977 and 1979.

He wrote: “Please be advised that Bola A. Tinubu did indeed attend Chicago State University from August 1977 through June 1979. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Administration with honours on June 22, 1979. His major was accounting”.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *