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## Main Question or Discussion Point

I stumbled across this in an obituary article for its author: Prof Chike Obi (1921-2008), reputed to be the first Sub-Saharan African to hold a doctorate in Maths (Cambridge, 1947), later at MIT, returned to Nigeria (Univ of Ibadan) in 1959.

He claimed to have discovered an elementary proof that could have been created by Fermat. It was published in about 1997 in the US journal "Algebra, Groups and Geometries", Vol 15, special issue #3, pp 289-298.

The obit article simply says "However it has been questioned whether this elementary proof stands up".

Is this, and/or any discussion of it and/or attempts to fix it, in the public domain (i.e. accessible free by non-academics)?

He claimed to have discovered an elementary proof that could have been created by Fermat. It was published in about 1997 in the US journal "Algebra, Groups and Geometries", Vol 15, special issue #3, pp 289-298.

The obit article simply says "However it has been questioned whether this elementary proof stands up".

Is this, and/or any discussion of it and/or attempts to fix it, in the public domain (i.e. accessible free by non-academics)?