Nigerians were thrown into shock after news broke that Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, has resigned from her position.
Sources quoted her as saying, she had to go because the alleged forgery of her National Youth Service Corps Certificate made her position as Minister untenable.
Many Nigerians have hailed the former minister for taking the path of honour and resigning while others are saying resigning isn’t enough. Many have taken to social media to ask that she be prosecuted by the appropriate authorities according to the rule of law.
See reactions below
I have just received, with sadness, news that Kemi Adeosun has resigned. She is a talented, courageous woman who drove a lot of important reforms as Minister of Finance. However, the NYSC saga had made her position untenable & the situation was only going to go from bad to worse.
— Dr. Joe Abah (@DrJoeAbah) September 14, 2018
If Kemi Adeosun has resigned then its fantastic news.
No sacred cows
So if the law comes for anyone tomorrow pls let them face the music
— Cinderella Man (@Osi_Suave) September 14, 2018
Just as Kemi Adeosun should face the full wrath of the law if she's indeed guilty, all those in @nassnigeria who were exploiting her should also face the full wrath of the law. Their party affiliation should not matter in the least.
— Mr. Aye Dee (@MrAyeDee) September 14, 2018
KEMI Adeosun was an asset to this govt, but what is wrong is wrong and what must be done must be done. Glad she finally did the right thing.
— Abubakar Sidiq Usman (@MrAbuSidiq) September 14, 2018
Thanks PMB For Not Sacking Kemi Adeosun. Loyalty in Politics is Everything. Go Well Kemi, You Can, Saw & Made us Proud.
— Retson Tedheke (@retsonbiz) September 14, 2018
Professor Itse Sagay should 'resign' too. He justified the crime of forgery committed by Kemi Adeosun and claimed that the Oluwole Minister of Finance was too indispensable to be sacked. He should hide his face in shame!
— Emmanuel Ugwu (@EmmaUgwuTheMan) September 14, 2018
As Kemi Adeosun resigns , ICPC and other relevant agencies should prosecute her for forgery without further delay; only then can we say kudos to this admin that is known for giving soft landing to corrupt friends and family. Babachir Lawal is Adamawa Campaign DG.
— Somto Onuchukwu (@chosensomto) September 14, 2018
Kemi Adeosun’s rumoured resignation is a smokescreen and we should be wary of “progressive characters and their boys” who’ll use this occasion to sweep her alleged criminal actions under the rug. Resigning has no place under the rule of law but arrest and prosecution does.
— Abdulaziz Bakare (@Backarray) September 14, 2018