Presidency 2023: Chicago University Finally Speaks on Tinubu’s Graduation

The Chicago State University has reportedly confirmed that the national leader of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and presidential aspirant, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, indeed attended the tertiary institution.

The Punch reported that Beverly Poindexter, who is in charge of the university’s official transcript requests, enrolment and degree verification at the Office of the Registrar, CSU, said this in an email response to its request on Tuesday, January 25.


Poindexter wrote:


“Mr Tinubu did attend our university, however, if further information is needed, go to website to make a formal request.”


Tinubu’s studentship at Chicago State University earlier confirmed It was gathered that the university had earlier stated that Tinubu was its student between 1977 and 1979.

We gathers that this was confirmed in a letter dated August 20, 1999 and signed by the then Registrar, Lois Davis.



Tinubu also while seeking re-election as Lagos state governor in 2003 attached to a form he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) a commendation letter from the university recognising his performance and “high scholastic achievement”.


How Fawehinmi questioned Tinubu’s certificate Tinubu’s academic

qualification has been a subject of controversy for over a decade.

Human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi (SAN), had also questioned Tinubu’s credentials and sued the Nigeria Police Force for failing to investigate him


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