A Federal High Court sitting in Jos the Plateau state capital on Thursday dismissed a pre-election suit on certificate forgery filed against a House of Representatives member-elect, Hon. Komsul Alphonsus, by Hon Joe Bukar alleging that he submitted a fake Primary School living certificate to INEC.
Hon. Kwomsul who defeated, Hon. Joe Bukar, on pre-election ,primaries all of them are from the All Progressives Congress (APC), in Shendam Mikang/Quan’pan Federal Constituency.
Hon. Bukar, filed a petition as plaintiff before the Federal High Court alleging that the school leaving certificate of Komsul were doctored by the first respondent.
The plaintiff has presented a school certificate through his counsel to the court obtained from RCC Primary School, Kalong in Shendam Local Government Area of Plateau State.
However, ruling on Joe Bukar application Justice Musa Kurya of the High Court dismissed the case for lack merit.
Reacting to the judgment while answering questions from journalists, Hon. Komsul said the judgment was a victory to his constituents
According to him, “my victory is a clear demonstration of overwhelming support by the good people of my constituency; I want to extent my hands of fellowship to Joe Bukar because we are member of the same family”.
He condemned allegations of providing fake certificate that a lies because of my transparent nature court had vindicated me and I pray it should be extended to my other colleagues who they are challenging in court.
“The certificate was presented to me by the headmaster of my school, why should I go and fabricate it and the organisation will come to deny,” he said.
According to him that the school has not denied issuing him the certificate, the judgement of the court has done justice.