Buhari Start To Defend Himself At Election Tribunal

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, presented lots of documents as he opened his defence at the 2019 presidential election petition tribunal.

The documents presented by Buhari include copies of his academic credentials, comprising certified true copy (CTC) of the Confidential result sheet of the University of Cambridge, West Africa School Certificate 1961 for Provincial Secondary School, Katsina.


Nigenews understand that Buhari is been petitioned by Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging him and the All Progressives Congress (APC) election victory in the 2019 presidential election in Nigeria.

The first witness, Major General Paul Chabir Tarfa, disclosed that he was a mate with the President in the Nigeria Army and that they were all enlisted on April 16, 1962.

As they where been examined by the lawyer to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yunus Usman (SAN) the witness revealed that they were not requested to submit their certificates to the Nigeria Army.

Usman asked “You submitted all your school certificates to the Nigerian Army when you were enlisted?”

to which the witness replied: “There was nothing of such.”

He added that they were enlisted upon passing the required examination and that they were taught all the courses they attended in the English language.