The Court of Appeal in Abuja has dismissed the alleged University of Ibadan degree certificate forgery siut instituted by the All Progressives Congress, APC challenging the election of Edo state governor Mr Godwin Obaseki.
Delivering the judgment justice Stephen Adah held that the lower court was right in it’s findings and conclusion in the APC suit.
Justice Adah further held that APC failed to prove the certificate forgery allegation and that the appeal is quite unmeritorous.
He upheld the testimony of the Deputy Registrar of the University Mr Abayomi Ajayi who confirmed that Obaseki attended University of Ibadan in 1976 and fulfilled the requirement for admission to study Classical .
He said of the evidence of the deputy registrar was direct in showing that Obaseki did not forged any certificate he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC to secure his clearance for participation in the governorship election.
The court dismissed the suit for lacking in merit and awarded N250, 000 cost in favour of governor Obaseki
Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of the federal high court in Abuja had onJanuary 9th dismissed the alleged certificate forgery suit against governor Goodwin Obaseki.