The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) charges President Muhammadu Buhari to
tender his West African Examination Certificate, which he claimed he
has, to the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal instead of allowing
his campaign spokesperson, Festus Keyamo, to insult the sensibility of
Nigerians with lame attempt at diversionary tactics.
The party also calls on Nigerians to note that in claiming that an
aspirant does not need WAEC certificate, but the ability to speak
English, to contest for the office of the President, the Buhari
Presidency, through Festus Keyamo, has finally admitted that President
Buhari does not have a WAEC certificate as he claimed in his INEC form.
The PDP says it is completely inexcusable for President Buhari to swear
to an affidavit to claim an educational qualification he does not
An attempt to deceive the public using a defective reading and skewed
interpretation of a section of the constitution cannot exonerate
Moreover, Section 295 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended) is very
clear on issues of interpretations and reference to questions of law.
The PDP therefore maintains that the onus is on President Buhari, as
‘Mr. Integrity’ to tender the certificate he claims to possess before
the tribunal instead of this lame diversion from Presidential aides.
National Publicity Secretary