In midst of NYSC Certificate forgery, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun Resigns
A copy of the minister’s resignation letter was and confirmed the acknowledgement of her resignation by the President on Friday.
A statement on her resignation will be issued later today.
There was confusion and ragged rumours earlier on Friday over reports that the minister had resigned over allegation that she forged her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate.
The confusion was exacerbated by the fact that she reported for work on Friday and the absence of any official release on her resignation.
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Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun Resigns, Nigerians React…
The news of Adeosun’s resignation has continued to generate mixed reactions from Nigerians especially on the social media space.
Dr Joe Abah, the former chairman of the Bureau of Public Service Reforms described the news as sad.
“I have just received, with sadness, news that Kemi Adeosun has resigned. She is a talented, courageous woman who drove a lot of important reforms as Minister of Finance. However, the NYSC saga had made her position untenable & the situation was only going to go from bad to worse,” he said via Twitter.