Senator Ifeanyi Ubah Was Our Candidate In 2003, NECO Affirms To Police
The National Examinations Council (NECO), with its office in Minna, Niger State, has reaffirmed to the Nigerian Police that Senator Ifeanyi Patrick Ubah was one of its candidate during the 2003 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) (Internal) conducted by the Council.
NECO was responding to a letter written by Commissioner of Police Augustine A. Sanomi of the Legal/Prosecution Section, Force Criminal Investigation & Intelligence Department (FCID), Force Headquarters in Abuja addressed to the Honourable Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and NECO.
CP Sanomi had indicated in the letter that Police is investigating a case in which the authenticity of NECO Certificate of Ifeanyi Ubah, with Certificate No.: 303865920, and Candidate No 31474672FC.
The Police, on the other hand, was reacting to a petition filed against Senator Ubah by one Barrister Obinna Uzor who challenged his eligibility for the 2019 Anambra South Senatorial election which Ifeanyi Ubah on the platform of the Young Progressives Party (YPP).
According to Sanomi, Senator Ubah’s education qualification was brought into disrepute, hence a subject of investigation.
The police, therefore, requested INEC and NECO to furnish relevant documents confirming or refuting the education status of the affected senator.
See the attached document:
Responding, NECO, not only affirmed that Senator Ubah was one of its candidate during the 2003 SSCE Examination, it furnished complete details of the subjects taken by the candidate.
In a letter titled “Re: Investigation Activities: Case of Conspiracy, Perjury, Fraud And Criminal Misrepresentation, False Pretence and Criminal Defamation”, NECO stated the grades made in each subject, exam type, centre number, centre name and year.
The letter signed on behalf of the Acting Registrar/Chief Executive, by HOD, Legal & Board Affairs, Comfort L. Kolo, Esq., states as follows:
- Ubah Ifeanyi Patrick was a candidate in the 2003 Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) (Internal) conducted by the National Examinations Council (NECO).
- Complete details of the subjects taken by the candidate, grades made in each subject, exam type, centre number, centre name and year are as follows:
(1) English Language C6 CREDIT
(2) Mathematics C6 CREDIT
(3) Biology F9 FAIL
(4) Government C6 CREDIT
(5) Economics C5 CREDIT
(6) Literature in English C5 CREDIT
(7) Commerce C5 CREDIT
(8) Christian Religious Studies C6 CREDIT
Exam Type: Senior School Certificate Examination (SSCE) (Internal)
Centre Number: 020020 Centre Name: Cardoso High School, Ajeromi/Ifelodun
Exam Year: 2003 Candidate Name: Ubah Ifeanyi Patrick
iii. NECO certificate with Candidate No. 31474672FC and Certificate No. 303865920 was issued to the said candidate.
See the attached documents: