“My entire personal documents including my certificates and awards were taken away by the then government in 1998. Formal complaints were registered before High Court of Lagos (2000-2001) and Federal High Court 3(Lagos Division)-2004-2007 but the government refused to obey court orders till today.
“However, Nigerian Army (my employer-1983 -2013) is in custody of the certificates this applicant is asking of.
“I was a victim of persecution for 15 years (1998-2013 over trump up charges. I was however exonerated and freed of the wanton charges vide Court of Appeal ruling: “Major Hamza Al-Mustapha v, The State CA/L/469a/ 2012”-Judgment delivered on 12th July 2013.”
– HAMZA AL-MUSTAPHA, Retired army Major, ex-CSO to General Abacha and Presidential candidate of the Peoples Party of Nigeria (PPN) in the 2019 General Election on why he has only a court affidavit in his INEC form without copies of his school certificates included, as requested by an applicant and quoted by The Nation on Saturday.