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Verdict: False


Multiple posts were made on social media suggesting that the APC presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu never studied at the Chicago State University stating that whatever certificate he has from the school is fake.

CSU Certificate
Statement Tweet from Chicago

Several documents kept flying on social media verifying that he did attend Chicago State University from 1977 to 1979.

Factcheck Process:

A Factcheck by the Centre for Democracy and Development (CDD) revealed that all claims are false. CDD reached out to the office of the registrar at CSU via email and the response from the office verified that he majored in accounting and was awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with Honors on June 22, 1979.


CDD can confirm that the claim of the APC presidential candidate not studying at CSU and forging a certificate is false.

CDD Fact Check

Dated: June 29, 2022.

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