President Buhari Accepts Finance Minister, Adeosun’s Resignation

President Buhari Accepts Finance Minister, Adeosun’s Resignation

THERE was anxiety in Abuja on Friday over the continued status of Mrs Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance.

There has been no given reason on the decision of Adeosun stepping down from her position, although there has been an allegation of forging her NYSC discharge certificate.

"I have, today, become privy to the findings of the investigation into the allegation made in an online medium that the Certificate of Exemption from National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) that I had presented was not genuine", the embattled minister said in her letter.

Zainab Ahmed holds a Bachelors Degree in Accounting from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and an MBA from the Ogun State University, Ago Iwoye.

But a day after she stepped down, Adeosun, who was born and raised in England, departed the country with no news from the Nigerian authorities on the possibility of her prosecution.

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A source told newsmen in August that President Buhari may "pardon" the minister as a reward for "the great works she has done for government - bailing out the country from recession and stabilizing the economy".

"Furthermore, we are also aware that President Buhari was not by any measure prepared to drop her from his cabinet but for the demand by those responsible for her appointment, who protested her continued stay in office, although for their own selfish gains".

The dual Nigerian and British national did not initially comment on the claims, leading to criticism from her opponents.

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has resigned from her position, 69 days after her certificate scandal. I obtained my first Nigerian passport at the age of thirty-four (34) and when I relocated there was debate as to whether NYSC Law applied to me. Upon enquiry as to my status relating to NYSC, I was informed that due to my residency history and having exceeded the age of thirty (30), I was exempted from the requirement to serve. I only wished she had done this earlier.

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