The University of Ibadan (UI), has once more confirmed that it issued Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State a level cert.
Abayomi Samuel Ajayi, the Deputy Chief Registrar (Legal), who appeared on the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday, testified within the go well with filed by the All Progressives Congress (APC) and a chieftain, Williams Edobor, in opposition to Obaseki, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).
The Deputy Chief Registrar was led in proof by Obaseki’s counsel, Ken Mozia (SAN).
Ajayi tendered vital pages of the UI calendar for 1976, admission brochure for levels, award of diplomas and certificates, Obaseki’s utility for admission, and one other for assortment of his cert. They had been accepted as reveals by the courtroom.
According to the Ajayi, official data revealed that Obaseki was admitted in 1976 via Direct Entry and that he graduated within the yr 1979 throughout the tenure of Professor Tekena Tamuno as Vice-Chancellor and Mr S. J. Okudu as Registrar.
The witness stated the truth that some a part of the cert photocopies had been lower off by the photocopying machine as a consequence of dimension didn’t invalidate its originality and authenticity.
According to him, “I will not regard the photocopy of the original certificate as forged but incomplete photocopy because the certificate of the University of Ibadan is larger than the paper upon which the photocopy was made.”
It can be recalled that in June 2020, the UI confirmed that Obaseki was a scholar of the establishment. The Registrar, Olubunmi Faluyi, who stated Obaseki studied Classics, added that his cert is real.