Petition Tag - gmb

1. General M. Buhari present your CERTIFICATE(s), STEP ASIDE or be DISQUALIFIED

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.