A TikTok video recently went viral, which indicates that Dr Matthew Lani, a famous figure in the medical sector, forged his graduation papers. According to the video, Dr. Lani never graduated from medical school, casting major question on his qualifications and ability.
WITS University, nevertheless, has reached out to clarify the issue and answer these concerns following further inquiry. According to university records and comments, Dr. Matthew Lani didn’t graduate from their medical degree.
For all of its graduates, WITS University, which is famous for its high academic standards, has a robust verification procedure in place. The university has verified that Dr. Lani didn’t earned his medical degree.
wits posted on twitter / X ” Following claims made by Dr Matthew Lani on social media and based on the facts at hand, Wits cannot find any person who graduated by the name of Matthew Bongani Zingelwa or Sanele Zingelwa in recent years.”
Doctors who studied around the time have taken to social media to say they did not know him.
‘Dr Matthew Lani’ uses the alias DOC.matthew and “Dr Matthew MD” on TikTok, a platform that has garnered him over 283,000 followers, and his videos have been liked over 2.8 million times.
When such statements come from social media sites like TikTok, it is especially vital to examine them with caution and scepticism. These platforms can provide a wealth of pleasure and information, but they are not always trustworthy when it comes to fact-checking.
Dr Matthew Lani claimed to has been practicing medicine for over a decade and has built a reputable career based on his expertise and dedication to patient care.
The institution has demanded that ‘Dr Matthew Lani’ withdraw any and all references he made to the university. ‘Dr Matthew Lani’s’ LinkedIn profile claims he studied medicine (MBBS) at Wits between 2014 and 2021.
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Dr Matthew has just posted his response to Wits pic.twitter.com/ZGnzDrA0rO— Maki Marish (@MakiMarish) October 9, 2023
Last updated : 09 October 2023