The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the resignation of Mrs Kemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance and acceptance of similar by President Muhammadu Buhari is an action of honour, power, character and integrity.
Mr Yekini Nabena, the APC performing National Publicity Secretary, mentioned this in a press release made accessible to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Abuja.
Kemi Adeosun in her resignation letter to the president admitted that her National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) exemption certificates was not real and may have an effect on the credibility of the administration, if she failed to give up workplace.
Reacting to the event, Nabena mentioned that like all responsive and accountable governments worried concerning the reality and due course of, the APC-led Federal Government undertook diligent investigation of the allegation.
“Now that the report of the investigation is out, the right thing has been done, the honourable Minister has taken the path of honour and resigned,” he mentioned.
Nabena congratulated Adeosun for her action and wished her success in her future endeavors, and joined the president in appreciating her immense contributions to the steadiness of the Nigerian financial system prior to now three and half years.
He added that in Buhari’s administration of integrity and transparency within the conduct of public affairs, no government officer with a modicum of questionable conduct or integrity ought to keep in workplace.
He famous that in previous Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP)-led administrations, the nation was held down by “corrupt and irresponsible public officers”.
He mentioned such officers had typically time refused to honour invites of the National Assembly; closed down nationwide airports against perceived political adversaries and acquired luxurious bullet-proof automobiles with public funds at inflated prices.
He recalled that such public officers had additionally locked out National Assembly members, forcing Federal Lawmakers to climb excessive barricades to be able to assess the legislative chamber.
“It was these acts of corruption, impunity, irresponsibility and executive rascality that made Nigerians vote in the President Buhari administration in 2015, with its change mantra to put a stop to such undemocratic practices,” Nabena mentioned.