Edo Election: All Progressives Congress Loses Battle to Nail Obaseki In Court

Governor of Edo state, Godwin Obaseki

The Alleged certificate forgery suit against Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki by his erstwhile political party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and one of its members, Edobor Williams, been dismissed by a Federal High Court in Abuja..

In a judgement, Justice Ahmed Mohammed held that the plaintiffs failed to prove their claim that Obaseki forged the academic certificates that he submitted to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) before the last governorship election in the state.

The judge found as lazy, the attitude of the plaintiffs, who did no make any efforts to cross-check from the University of Ibadan (UI) and the West African Examination Council (WAEC), the two institutions that issued the certificates they claimed Obaseki forged.