A two-term member of the Benue State House of Assembly, and the senatorial candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for Benue South, Joseph Ojobo, is in fresh certificate scandal.
Ojobo had been dogged by scandal bordering on the first degree he claims to have obtained from the University of Jos. It is said that the certificate is suspicious as it reads that he completed his National Youth Service Corps programme before graduating from the University of Jos.
Punchng.com reports that the lawmaker with NYSC number FCT/Jos/95/58639, served from November 14, 1995 to November 13, 1996 but his certificate shows that he obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management (Third Class Honours) on March 20, 1997.
To avoid the controversy plaguing him, the paper said the lawmaker this time around submitted his WAEC certificate as his highest qualification with the Independent Electoral Commission, INEC.
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