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Section 131 of Nigeria's 1999 Constitution provides that :
A person shall be qualified for election to the office of the President if -
(a) he is a citizen of Nigeria by birth;
(b) he has attained the age of forty years;
(c) he is a member of a political party and is sponsored by that political party; and
(d) he has been educated up to at least School Certificate level or its equivalent.
By this provision, a secondary school certificate or its equivalent is the minimum academic qualification for a presidential hopeful.