Ex-Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, says she has been vindicated by a Federal High Court in Abuja.
The court on Wednesday said the ex-Minister ought not to present herself for NYSC scheme in the first instance.
Justice Taiwo Taiwo said NYSC certificate was not relevant to her appointment as a minister.
He said her appointment was not illegal or not unconstitutional without NYSC certificate.
Reacting to the judgment, the ex-Minister, in a statement in Abuja, said she has been vindicated.
The statement reads: “My lawyers have informed me of the judgment by the Federal High Court, Abuja, in the case of Folakemi Adeosun v The Attorney General of the Federation (FHC/ABJ/CS/303/2021) in which the court, presided over by Honourable Justice Taiwo Taiwo, ruled that the Constitution does not require me to present my first-degree certificate or any other certificate, including the NYSC certificate, to be appointed a Minister.
“More importantly, he also ruled that I was not eligible to perform NYSC by virtue of the constitution. This is the position I have always maintained and am happy for this official clarification.
Nigeria's Attorney-General, Abubakar Malami, has hit out Kelechi Madu for his comments over the arrest of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu.
Madu, who is the Minister of Justice and Solicitor-General of the Government of Alberta in Canada, attacked Malami over Kanu's repatriation
He labelled Malami a disgrace to the rule of law and not worthy to be an officer of the court.
"He has shown himself to be a bigot who does not understand what it means to live in a pluralistic society governed by the dictates of the rule of law," Madu statement read.
In a rejoinder on Wednesday, Malami called the Canadian state official an ignoramus and eccentric, adding that his views are weird...
Jamal Adeen Thomas' biography: who is the son of Clarence Thomas?
Jamal Adeen Thomas is one of the most popular actors in Hollywood. He is famous for his role in the popular movie FBI. He is also the son to one of the US most longest-serving Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Clarence Thomas. His father is a notable figure in the US owing to the good policies he has helped put in place in the country.
Real name: Jamal Adeen
Date of birth: 1969
Age: 52 years (as of 2021)
Place of birth: USA
Marital status: Single
Height in feet: 6 ft 2 in
Height in centimetres: 188
Weight in kgs: 76
Weight in lbs: 168
Mariya Dangote: all you need to know about Aliko Dangote's daughter
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