Kemi Adeosun: Why Minister must respond to NYSC Certificate scandal - SERAP

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun to clear the air over the allegations of certificate forgery against her.

The organization said this in a statement on Sunday by its deputy director, Timothy Adewale, noting that clarifying the allegations would show a commitment to doing the right thing as a public official.

Adewale said the failure of Adeosun to respond to the allegations would amount to a betrayal of trust and lead to public anger.

The statement read “Suspicions of certificate forgery involving a senior member of the government if not urgently and satisfactorily addressed would weaken public trust in the government’s oft-expressed commitment to transparency and accountability.

“Several days after being accused of forging her National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) exemption certificate, Mrs Adeosun is yet to make any official statement in reaction to the alleged scandal.

“Clarifying the allegations of certificate forgery would show a commitment to doing the right thing, and a natural disposition toward openness. The continuing failure and/or refusal to speak to Nigerians on these allegations amounts to a betrayal of public trust. If she can show the courage to clear the air on the allegations, Mrs Adeosun can be a strong promoter of the values of transparency and accountability, something which the government of President Muhammadu Buhari has regularly expressed commitment to embrace and achieve.

“The failure to address the allegations may create public anger and lead to accusation of cover-up. The public can become passive and cynical if it believes that people in position of public trust are out for themselves. It is the core responsibility of any senior public official to prevent that cynicism.”

“When those in position of public trust refuse to speak up on allegations bordering on certificate forgery, it invariably creates a psychological climate, a moral culture in which citizens are more likely to embrace illegal actions and choose to undertake them.”

Meanwhile, the Office of President Muhammadu Buhari has written the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) demanding a thorough probe of the alleged exemption certificate scandal involving the Minister.

REAS ALSO:

Many feared dead as commercial bus plunges into Edo river

The agency, however, did not disclose whether the Minister was issued with an Exemption Certificate in response to her application.

Daily post

FOLLOW US ON

6,356FansLike
2,035FollowersFollow

TYPE HERE TO QUICK SEARCH FOR JOBS


Got A News , looking for workers, Submit Vacancies, Press Release or Sponsored Publication? Send It To Us Via Email: [email protected] or Call : 07033247217


Click Here To Get Latest Jobs In Your Inbox Everyday

 


SCAM ALERT : EJE’S GIST will Never Ask for MONEY for Job Recruitment or Application


LATEST JOBS IN NIGERIA

DON’T GIVE UP HUNTING FOR JOB, TRUST IN GOD

HOT JOBS,  RECOMMEND FOR YOU

Lagos State 2019/2020 Teachers Recruitment form is out

Ongoing recruitment at National Agency for the Control of AIDS, 11th November 2019 (naca.gov.ng)

Ogun State 2019/2020 Teachers Massive Recruitment Application form is out.

Ogun State Anchor Borrower Program for 10,000 people

Imo State Universal Basic Education Board (IMSUBEB) 2019 Massive Recruitment

Massive Recruitment for Medical & Health workers in Oyo State Hospitals

Graduate Trainee recruitment at Coronation Group, November 2019 ( 7 Positions )

Massive Job recruitment at ipNX Nigeria Limited ( 20 positions )

Nigerian Air Force (NAF) 2019 Massive Recruitment

Massive Recruitment at Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, 22nd October 2019

Emerald Foods & Beverage Company Limited recruitment for Direct Sales Agents ( 6 States )

Massive Graduate Recruitment at Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi), 17th October 2019

PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc Engineering Graduate Trainee Recruitment 2019

 

JOBS BY CATEGORIES

SPONSORED

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.