Nigeria’s Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, has resigned.
According to Daily Trust,sources close to her said she relinquished her position to protect President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 return to Presidency.
It is not clear when she submitted her resignation letter.
According to the newspaper’s source, the resignation followed the allegation of not serving the compulsory National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, and obtaining a certificate that the NYSC has disowned.
“The minister felt that her position is becoming untenable and is hurting the President in the run up to the 2019 election,” the paper quoted the sources as saying.