Nigerias finance minister resigns over forged certificate

Nigeria’s finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has reportedly resigned following allegations that she forged her National Youth Service certificate. Adeosun has been under immense pressure to resign. A court hearing over the matter has been scheduled for early next month. CGTN’S Kelechi Emekalam reports

Well let’s start off the show in nigeria the country’s finance minister kamiya darshan has reportedly resigned following allegations that she forged her national youth service certificate now darrin has been under immense pressure to resign a court hearing over the matter has been scheduled for early next month cgt ns kaleici mccallum tells us more as a government

From from an economic perspective we took the view that growth was details of a finance ministers resignation is still very sketchy but it is triggering several reactions nigerian media quoting finance ministry officials are reporting that the minister sees have continued stay in office as a political and calm buran son president buhari even as news of her resignation

Made the rounds the minister was reportedly carrying out her normal duties at the ministry on monday the presidency said allegations of forgery against her is being investigated it’s still unclear if she has handed her resignation letter to president buhari and when it will take effect news about her resignation is generating mixed reactions across nigeria braganza i

Was a call nyc certificate forgery hmm well that is not the reason why she had about i think she left because there’s so much pressure on her and she just can’t stand it and that’s why she left the position trust me i think she has taken the right step by pulling out from that position because come to think of it when things are not working what would it be there

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I think it’s a bold step from her even though it took her such a long time try to put up some other defence but personally to me as a core member i just feel the whole incidents are given some kind of prestige to youth service in nigeria like it got us to if there was a scare of jornada you need it besides the certificate scandal cameoed yoshu is as one of the

Most effective ministers in president buhari government nigeria is coming out of the recession she’s credited for staring the economy out of recession and widening nigeria’s tax base she was also recently elected the board chairman of the a free exim bank but her certificate forgery scandal has brought president buhari integrity talk under scrutiny kelley chia

Mccallum cgt and abuja nigeria well let’s get more on this shock resignations feely hauser now joins us in abuja feel welcome to the show now as you heard there are lots of speculation around the reasons for finance and minister a de oceans resignation mostly around reports of a forged national youth service certificate so phil what do we know so far about the

Situation thank you very much okay well for now it is still very difficult to confirm because we haven’t gotten any official confirmation or statement from the minister of finance or media aid at the moment of course there are speculations about the fact that she has resigned you know as regards allegations of a forged certificate of the nyc which is a national

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Youth service corps it is a requirement by every now geryon who was passed through the tertiary institution university most of the time and then you know especially you’re supposed to get the certificate at a younger age below 30 or get an exemption after the age of 30 but in this case the suspect the allegations are that the minister has a certificate of birth

Certificate even if she didn’t graduate you know in nigeria it’s also very huge requirement for public service now the point is i tried to reach out to a few staff members in the minister of finance today and most of them have declined to comment about the issue but the best i could get was the fact that you know process was the the the work process was normal in

The minister of finance there was peace it was calm in the year office and the normal process actually would be that an official memo is distributed to the members of staff or a social media comment maybe from the media aide or the minister herself or an official statement about the presidency but for now we haven’t gotten that yet and that’s the situation as it

Stands well thank you so much a feel for that update of course fili has a joining us there in abuja

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Nigeria's finance minister resigns over forged certificate By CGTN Africa