Chicago Court dismisses Atiku’s suit on Tinubu’s records
A US court has dismissed a suit filed by former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar requesting President Bola Tinubu’s academic records from the Chicago State University, The Nation has learnt.
The Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois County, United States of America, dismissed the lawsuit.
President Tinubu holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Administration, majoring in Accounting from the Chicago State University.
In January 2023, Beverly Poindexter, the staff in charge of transcript requests, enrolment and degree verification, confirmed that the President Tinubu attended the university between 1977 and 1979.
According to the recent judgment by Circuit Court dated July 31, Judge Patrick J. Heneghan dismissed the case without prejudice.
In the judgment, the judge held that the “petitioner’s subpoena in this case is withdrawn and thus Chicago State University will not be deposed pursuant to the subpoena in this case.”
Justice Heneghan said the case was dismissed without prejudice and resolves all matters pending before the court.