Nigeria’s former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has left the country, an afternoon after her resignation, an aide close to her revealed to PREMIUM TIMES on Saturday.
Mrs Adeosun, finance minister since November 2015, stepped down from office on Friday after been accuseed of forging NYSC certificate
President Muhammadu Buhari accepts her resignation on Friday night, so many days after NIGERIA DAILY TIMES first posted an in depth investigation of ways she acquired the fake file and went directly to secure plush employments with it, consisting of as head of Nigeria’s finance ministry.
Mrs Adeosun explained in her resignation letter that the NIGERIA DAILY TIMES investigation became authentic, however stated she did no have the knowledge the certificates was fake as she trusted friends who helped obtained it after she back from the United Kingdom.
The former minister expressed her gratitude for the respect to serve her country.
Although Nigerians welcomed her resignation, which many even complained turned into lengthy past due, in addition they demanded her instantaneous prosecution. Some civic organizations have already instituted prison motion to compel federal authorities to report expenses in opposition to her.
But an afternoon after she stepped down, Mrs Adeosun, who was born and raised in England, departed the country ., in keeping with her buddies who notified PREMIUM TIMES of the development Saturday nighttime.
“She has left Nigeria,” an informant stated. “She most likely is inside the UK by now.”
When PREMIUM TIMES called her Nigerian line several times Saturday night, it rang through each time within the Europe cell phone ringing effect.
Telecoms professionals who also dialled her number at PREMIUM TIMES’ Saturday night additionally stated the cellphone genuinely did not ring in Nigeria.