Reactions have trailed the statement made by the Vice Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kabiru Masari, that his original certificates were missing.
Masari had informed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) of the development amidst controversy around the Primary and Secondary School Certificates of the party’s presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu. In the credentials submitted to the electoral body, Masari attached an affidavit that he has lost his primary and secondary schools certificates. Masari noted that he attended Masari Primary school, Katsina State between 1972-78 and obtained a Grade 2 Certificate from Katsina Teachers College in 1982 and a Higher Certificate in 1995. The APC vice presidential candidate, in the affidavit, claimed that while on transit within Wuse, Area FCT, Abuja he lost his Certificate of Occupancy for land located in GRA, Katsina along with his Grade 2 Certificate from Katsina Teachers College and First Leaving Primary School Certificate issued by Masari Primary School, Katsina State, (1972-78). Following the disclosure, some Nigerians took to the micro-blogging platform, Twitter to express their reactions to the issue. See some of the reactions below. https://twitter.com/kayfuna/status/1541896574229528582 https://twitter.com/Amuchie_Godswil/status/1542038307214876672 https://twitter.com/akunnachux/status/1542020416667017216 https://twitter.com/von_Bismack/status/1541813184004243459 https://twitter.com/drpenking/status/1541871440919764992 https://twitter.com/Shehusky/status/1541839299674624001 https://twitter.com/Imudia_se2/status/1541807445441449984 https://twitter.com/SodiqTade/status/1541809995490131969 https://twitter.com/UnlimitedEniola/status/1541861900329295872 https://twitter.com/AfamDeluxo/status/1541838781514498049 https://twitter.com/daraanjorin/status/1542019501172133888
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