Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, Resigns [CLICK]

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Kemi Adeosun has reportedly resigned as Finance Minister.

Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has resigned according to several reports.

It is not clear when she submitted her resignation letter.

If confirmed, Adeosun will be the second person appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari who has left office following public outcry.

Thesheet.ng recalls that Babachir Lawal was fired as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) after a Senate Committee on Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East, had found him culpable of complicity in a N200million grass-cutting contract to clear “invasive plant species” in Yobe State.

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Adeosun’s resignation followed the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and obtaining a certificate that the NYSC have disowned.

The issue generated a lot of reactions from Nigerians with many calling on the President to relieve her of her job.

Sources say the minister’s resignation may not be unconnected with feelings that her position is becoming untenable and is hurting the President in the run up to the 2019 election.

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the report of the Finance Minister’s resignation.

Read some reactions on twitter below:

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