Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, who is the running mate to the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakarr, has said that his West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) certificate and West African School Certificate (WASC) examinations obtained in the year 1974 are missing.
Governor Okowa in an affidavit, informed the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) about the missing certificates as part of his filings for eligibility in the race for the 2023 elections.
He said that the original certificates issued can no more be found.
The affidavit of loss of original certificate was obtained from the High Court of Justice, Delta State, in the Asaba Judicial Division on October 3, 2006.
In the affidavit, Okowa wrote: “That I personally enrolled and sat for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) West African School Certificate (WASC) examinations in the year 1974 at Edo College, Benin City, in now Edo state.
“That I passed the said examinations and was subsequently issued the said certificate therefore. That the original of the said certificate issued to me is now missing, lost and cannot be found.
“That I make this oath for the records and do so knowing and believing the same to be true and in accordance with the Oaths Law of the Bendel State as applicable to Delta state,” he added.
Source : Tribune