The Chicago State University (CSU) has locked its official X account amid bombardment over the academic records of President Bola Tinubu.
The ‘protect your posts’ feature on X allows users to conceal their contents from persons who are not followers.
CSU’s decision comes on the heels of a barrage of criticisms from Nigerians over the non-release of Tinubu’s academic records.
Tinubu’s credentials show that he graduated from CSU in 1979 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, accounting and management.
However, there have been allegations bordering on discrepancies with Tinubu’s certificate.
Recently, Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), approached a US court for the northern district of Illinois in Chicago, for an order compelling CSU to release the academic records of Tinubu.
The president, through his counsel, had filed a counter application opposing the request for the release of his academic records.
Responding to Atiku’s application, CSU said it will release Tinubu’s records if a US court grants the order.
Amid the legal disputes, many Nigerians took to social media platforms to accuse the US university of conniving with Tinubu to conceal the records.
See a few reactions below.
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Chicago State University have locked their X account. pic.twitter.com/2hFRoUOFRp
— Inibehe Effiong (@InibeheEffiong) August 28, 2023
Chicago State University @ChicagoState has locked their Twitter account. They removed the 1979 yearbook from their archive. I wonder what they are hiding?
Nigerians are camping on their page. 😂😂Advertisement
— NEFERTITI (@firstladyship) August 28, 2023
CHICAGO STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN ACCOMPLICE TO FRAUD: Bola said he graduated from CSU in 1979. Suddenly, the 1979 yearbook has disappeared from the CSU website. This means CSU is concealing a fraud so that they can partake in eating “THE FORBIDEN FRUIT.” Well, Fraud is Time bound pic.twitter.com/QIyd0YekRi
— Mahdi Shehu (@shehu_mahdi) August 29, 2023
— Weyimi B. Lube 𓃵 (@_weyimi) August 28, 2023
The Chicago State University is trying to hide something.
I would understand if a Nigerian University is acting this funny but not an American University.
What’s in it for them?
— Malachy Odo II (@MalachyOdo1) August 28, 2023
They have moved to LinkedIn forcing Chicago State University to lock its comment section. This is the online wing of the 1pob terror1sts organization. The Agulu messiah can’t claim that he is unaware of this harassment and cyberbullying. pic.twitter.com/ywjR78n00x
— Dr. Toks 🦇 (@fimiletoks) August 29, 2023
Nigerians don follow Chicago State University reach Facebook🤣 I hope they will use padlock 🔐 to lock Facebook the way they have locked their X account😭 Nigerians are not joking. We must get to the root for Bola Tinubu’s certificate forgery. #AllEyesOnTheJudiciary pic.twitter.com/dEgdEt8aNg
— Jaypee (@JaypeeGeneral) August 28, 2023