Okposo pointed out that some subjects supposedly written by the former Head of State weren't included in the WAEC curriculum in 1961
The release of the certificate of All Progressives Congress’ (APC) Presidential candidate, Muhammadu Buhari, by the West African Examination Council (WAEC), have been received with mixed feelings by social media users including Nigerian celebrities.
One of such celebrities is popular Gospel singer, Sammie Okposo, who in his opinion thinks Gen. Buhari's WAEC certificate is forged and says some things don't add up.
Okposo pointed out that some subjects supposedly written by the former Head of State weren't in the WAEC curriculum in 1961 - the year Buhari claimed he wrote his senior school certificate exams.
It is evident that the award-winning gospel singer is a strong supporter of President Jonathan who is contesting for a second term under the platform of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
To show his support for Jonathan, he wrote earlier:
"Positive and meaningful change means moving/going forward not 32 years backwards"
Here is his opinion on Buhari's WAEC certificate:
"From perjury to forgery: Buhari or whoever forged that certificate needs to be flogged. Prior to the formation of a central govt by Gowon, all regions had separate curriculums.
Only the western region offered a local language in both their curriculum and WASC! It was after a central govt was formed and a universal educational curriculum was developed and adopted which included other local languages in 1974! So which WASC did Buhari write in 1961 that included Hausa?
Scroll to page 9 of this academic write up and see a brief summary of the total subjects entered from 1961 to 1974 and the percentile of students per subject.
What are thoughts on Sammie Okposo's opinion?