Prominent politician and attorney Daniel Bwala has commended Nigerian journalist Umar Audu for going undercover to reveal that a university in the Benin Republic was issuing phony degree certificates. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>
One of the leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bwala, praised Audu’s investigative report on Twitter on Wednesday, claiming it led to a significant change in government policy and prevented academic fraud in Nigeria.
He also urged the President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, to personally invite and honor Audu for his courageous and patriotic act.
Bwala wrote: “That journalist that went undercover and exposed fake degree certs by a Benin Republic University which caused a major government policy decision should be given award as Man of the Year by all Media houses. He just saved Nigeria. He has also helped the minister of Education to score a serious pass mark in the performance index assessment. @officialABAT should personally invite him and shake his hands to congratulate him and honor him”.
Many people who saw this were amazed as they reacted vigorously to the post, while others gave their thoughts and opinions on what he said. A screenshot of the reactions below.
Audu’s report revealed how some Nigerians obtained fake degrees from a university in Benin Republic, which they used to seek employment or further studies in Nigeria. The report prompted the Federal Ministry of Education to announce that it would not recognize any certificates obtained from the university. CONTINUE FULL READING>>>>>