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ASUU Allegedly Questions University Of Jos on the Education Minister’s Certificate.

Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, the Minister of State for Education, has accused the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) of ordering the University of Jos to remove his PhD. This was revealed by the Minister in a recent interview with Punch News.

According to Nwajiuba, UNIJOS notified him that ASUU had asked them to investigate his PhD qualification and revoke it following the investigation. The minister stated that while he was unsure of ASUU's intentions, he was confident that the union would go to any extent to make its position.

Remember that Chris Ngige, the Minister of Labour and Employment, accused ASUU of blackmailing and pressuring some ministers to get their way.

What is Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba's background?

Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba is a Nigerian politician and lawyer who was born on August 20, 1967. He is the Federal Republic of Nigeria's current Minister of State for Education. He formerly served on the TETFund Board of Trustees as Chairman.

Nwajiuba was born in Umuezeala Nsu, Ehime Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State, Nigeria, on August 20, 1967. Imo State University awarded him a Bachelor of Laws (LLB). He subsequently enrolled at the University of Lagos, where he earned a Master of Laws (LLM) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Law from the University of Jos. In 1989, he was summoned to a Nigerian bar.

On Wednesday 4th May 2022, a support group reportedly paid N100 million for the APC nomination form for the minister.