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Court clears ex-Finance Minister, Adeosun, over NYSC certificate saga

By Taiye AgbajeA Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, cleared the former Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) certificate controversy, which resulted in her resignation in 2018.

Justice Taiwo Taiwo, in his ruling on the originating summon with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/303/21 brought by Wole Olanipekun, SAN, on her behalf, held that the NYSC certificate based on the constitution is not a mandatory requirement for holding a political office in the country.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that while Adeosun was the plaintiff in the suit, the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) was the sole defendant. NAN

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