Senator representing Anambra South, Andy Uba has allegedly forged his academic credentials, SaharaReporters has reported.
According to the news medium, Uba whose full name is Emmanuel Nnamdi Uba, completed his secondary school education at Union Secondary School, Awkunanaw, Enugu in 1974.
Uba reportedly sat for nine subjects namely English Language, Literature in English, Christian Religious Knowledge, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and Statistics.
According to SaharaReporters, Uba failed Literature in English, Christian Religious Knowledge, and Economics, obtained “pass” grades in English Language, Mathematics, Physics, Biology, and Statistics, and earned “credit” only in Chemistry.
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The website alleged that Uba falsified another certificate which showed that his grades were English Literature 4, English Language 7, Christian Religious Knowledge 7, Economics 4, Statistics 6, Mathematics 6, Physics 4, and Chemistry 6.
The document which is allegedly dated November 13, 2013, was reportedly signed by Oshunbote S. (Mrs.) as “Results and Certificates Officer,” and Okelezo A.A. (Mr.), “for Head of National Office.”
The Senator has also been said to have listed Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; California State University, USA, and Buxton University, UK as institutions where he obtained degrees in the Education section of his official website.
He claimed to have a “PhD in Biological Sciences” at Buxton University, according to the news site.
The website notes: “Senator (Dr.) Nnamdi Emmanuel Uba (Andy) was born on December 14, 1958 in Enugu, Enugu State…Having witnessed and survived the Nigerian civil war, with his parents and siblings, Senator Andy continued his education after the war at Boys High School Awkunanaw, Enugu State where he obtained his senior school certificate (SSCE). He gained admission abroad and was engaged in geological studies at Concordia University, Montreal Canada where he graduated with honors in 1984.
“Dr. Uba who had further academic studies at the California State University later proceed to Buxton University in the United Kingdom where he earned a Doctor degree in Bio-Sciences in 1996.”