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Tinubu’s academic records: Nigeria’s reputation is at stake – Atiku

The Peoples Democratic Party 2023 presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar says Nigeria’s reputation is at stake given the controversy surrounding the academic records of president Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

He spoke at an International press conference in Abuja on Thursday, days after Chicago State University (CSU) released records of Tinubu’s certificate to him per court order.

Atiku also urged the relevant stakeholders to uphold the tenets of democracy by establishing the truth about the certificate submitted to INEC by Tinubu.

“The reputation of our country is at stake and that affects Nigerians everywhere and wherever they may be,” he said.

Recall that CSU Registrar, Carl Westberg, also carried out a deposition of the documents on Tuesday, in compliance with the ruling of Magistrate Jeffrey Gilbert.

Gilbert had last month granted Atiku’s request for the release of Tinubu’s academic records but the President filed an application for a review of the order.

Tinubu’s lawyers insisted that the documents would not be relevant in Atiku’s appeal against the President at the Supreme Court and asked for a review of the ruling.