Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says President Muhammadu Buhari has not fired Minister of Finance, Dr Kemi Adeosun in light of the fact that the issue was under investigation.
Mohammed said this on Monday when he paid an official visit to the Abuja office of The Authority Newspapers.
Reacting to an inquiry from the publication administration of the paper on why Buhari was all the while keeping Adeosun in his bureau, Mohammed said the case was still under scrutiny.
He said the suitable organizations were all the while examining the affirmation against the finance minister and should be allowed to do their jobs.
Adeosun was affirmed to have produced a National Youth Service Corps exclusion certificate.
“Until when an affirmation is demonstrated, you don’t anticipate that the President will act”, NAN cited him as saying.
“The proper offices have talked and they say they are examining. The main thing we can do is to pause.
“By saying that the minister ought to leave or be sacked while examination is as yet progressing may likewise not be doable in our clime due to the level of false allegations.
“How frequently have they blamed me for theft? Indeed, even as of late, they said my driver hopped out of the auto, abandoned me and deserted to PDP.
“Individuals even made the charge that President Buhari did not have certificate.”
The minister demanded that the president will usurp the forces of the examining offices on the off chance that he sacked Adeosun before their reports.
“For example, individuals have come to me that so and so TV and Radio stations are spreading counterfeit news and I should close them down.
“I revealed to them that I don’t have the ability to do as such; it is the obligation of the National Broadcasting Commission, despite the fact that it is an office under my supervision.
“We are as worried as you seem to be; however having invested some energy in government, you will see that a ton of untruths are being hawked about us,” he said.
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