Presidenti Muhammadu Buhari's appointment of Zainab Ahmed as the new Minister of Finance has generated a flurry of reactions from Nigerians.
It is, however, not clear when Adeosun submitted her resignation letter.More news: Rockfall in Greece Leaves Seven People Injured
In a statement by presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President thanked the minister for her services to the nation and wished her well in her future pursuits. "This has come as a shock to me and I believe that in line with this administration's focus on integrity, I must do the honourable thing and resign".
Adeosun who was schooled and graduated overseas at 22, did not return to Nigeria until she was 34 and did not serve the mandatory one year. Buhari's government hasn't rushed to dismiss the allegations, Liewerscheidt said in the note.More news: José Mourinho: Mino Raiola should say if Paul Pogba wants to leave
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The opposition People's Democratic Party called for the minister's resignation when the controversy broke in July. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.
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