BREAKING: Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun Resigns

Kemi Adeosun, Minister of Finance , has resigned, reports say. According to Daily Trust, Adeosun resigned over allegations that she forged her National Youth Service Corps certificate. It also said that it was not clear when she submitted her resignation letter.

The  newspaper stated that minister felt that the situation was becoming embarrassing and hurting President Muhammadu Buhari in the run up to the 2019 election.

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, had sued Brigadier-General Sule Kazaure, Director-General of the National Youth Service Corps,  and the NYSC in August, over “failure” to publish specific documents whether Adeosun had applied for exemption and obtained any Exemption Certificate.

 

 

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