Nigeria’s former finance minister, Kemi Adeosun, has left the nation, a day after her resignation, sources near her informed PREMIUM TIMES on Saturday.
Mrs Adeosun, finance minister since November 2015, stepped down from workplace on Friday after proudly owning as much as parading a solid youth service scheme certificates.
President Muhammadu Buhari accepted her resignation on Friday evening, 69 days after PREMIUM TIMES first printed an in depth investigation of how she obtained the pretend doc and went on to safe plush employments with it, including as head of Nigeria’s finance ministry.
Mrs Adeosun defined in her resignation letter that the PREMIUM TIMES investigation was true, however stated she didn’t know the certificates was solid as she relied on associates who helped acquire it after she returned from the UK.
The former minister expressed her gratitude for the honour to serve her nation.
Although Nigerians welcomed her resignation, which multiple even complained was lengthy overdue, additionally they demanded her instant prosecution. Some civic teams have already instituted legal action to compel federal authorities to file fees against her.
But a day after she stepped down, Mrs Adeosun, who was born and raised in England, departed the nation, in line with her associates who notified PREMIUM TIMES of the event Saturday night.
“She has left Nigeria,” a supply stated. “She most likely is in the UK by now.”
When PREMIUM TIMES referred to as her Nigerian line a number of occasions Saturday evening, it rang via every time within the Europe inner telephone ringing impact.
Telecoms consultants who additionally dialled her quantity at PREMIUM TIMES’ occasion Saturday night additionally stated the phone actually didn’t ring in Nigeria.
The government investigation into the scandal was coordinated by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, PREMIUM TIMES discovered.