Fact Check: Did Bola Tinubu Attend Chicago University?
Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s academic qualification has been a subject of controversy for over a decade. Recently, a viral article claimed that all the schools Tinubu claimed to have attended had disowned him.
Bola Tinubu, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and an aspiring candidate for the presidency attended Chicago State University, according to the university.
In an email answer to newsmen on Tuesday, Beverly Poindexter, who is in charge of official transcript requests, enrolment, and degree verification at CSU’s Office of the Registrar, said this.
Tinubu was a student at the institution between 1977 and 1979, according to a letter written by then-Registrar Lois Davis dated August 20, 1999.
“Mr Tinubu did attend our university, however, if further information is needed, go to studentclearinghouse.org website to make a formal request,” Poindexter wrote.
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