Confusion surrounds Kemi Adeosun’s position as Nigeria’s Finance Minister
London, September 14, 2018 (AltAfrica)-sixty nine days after been implicated in a criminal forgery, there’s a bit of confusion surrounding , Kemi Adeosun’s position as Nigeria’s Minister of Finance
That is after a leading Nigerian newspaper, Punch reported that she has reportedly resigned from the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari
However, Alternativeafrica.com can authoritatively confirm that the reported resignation story was a shock to the members of staff of the ministry and Adeosun’s official aides as at the time of filling this report.
Many of them confirmed that they have been inundated with calls from within and outside the country about the alleged resignation
The information officer to the minister Ms Uloma denied any knowledge of such resignation claiming the minister is still on her sit as at the time of the call.
Adeosun had come under fire with several Nigerians, particularly on the social media, demanding investigations from the Federal Government into the allegations and calling for her resignation for presenting an alleged forged exemption certificate.
The reports claimed that the finance minister, who did not participate in the one-year national youth service, allegedly forged an Exemption Certificate several years after her graduation.
The certificate, which is dated September 2009, was reportedly signed by an NYSC Director-General, Yusuf Bomoi, who already left the scheme in January 2009.
In November 2015, Adeosun was appointed as Minister of Finance under President Muhammadu Buhari after she had been cleared by the Department of State Services and by the Senate.