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UNIPORT receives Freedom of Information request for Pres. Jonathan’s PhD dissertation

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UNIPORT receives Freedom of Information request for Pres. Jonathan’s PhD dissertation

by Segun Odeleye

In a letter to the vice chancellor of the University of Port Harcourt, the Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law has applied for the PhD records of President Goodluck Jonathan. The institute stated that it was representing the “interest of Omano Edigheji,PhD, a Nigerian Citizen”.

“Pursuant to S .2 and S.4 of the Freedom of Information Act, 2011,we apply on behalf of Omano Edigheji,PhD for the following information on President Goodluck Jonathan’s PhD qualification,” wrote Nsirimovu Courage, who signed the  application dated  February 2,2015.

He asked the school to provide the following: title of his PhD dissertation; year of registration as a PhD student; title of the PhD thesis/dissertation; name of PhD supervisor(s); name of external examiner(s); comments/reports  of external examiners on the dissertation/thesis; photocopy of the PhD dissertation/thesis; and finally, date of graduation.

“We are  willing  to pay the amount for the photocopy and postage of this information. Please let us have  your  account details within one day of  receipt of this request”.

Also, the letter  said “we would be grateful if this request is granted within 5 working  days upon receipt of same.”

Newsdiaryonline obtained a copy of the application which was received by the Vice Chancellor’s office on 3rd February. You can click on the link below to download the document.

Freedom of Information request for GEJ’s PhD dissertation

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