Former Ogun commissioner denies dua citizenship, graft claims


Former Ogun State Finance Commissioner, Kemi Adeosun has denied allegations of financial impropriety levied against her by a group called Organization of Financial Probity.
The Group had in a statement issued last week accused the former commissioner of dual citizenship, fraud, awarding contracts to her husband, manipulation of government records, and living above her income.
Adeosun said that there was no truth in the allegations and dared the group to provide evidence of their claims made in their statement.
Adeosun was the Ogun State Finance Commissioner for four years during the first term of Governor Ibikunle Amosun.
In a statement itemising what it called “Ten Things People Need to Know About Mrs Kemi Adeosun, Former Commissioner for Finance, Ogun State,” the group said that Governor Ibikunle Amosun is lobbying to convince President Mohammed Buhari to appoint Adeosun to a high level position where she will be in charge of one of Nigeria’s federal MDAs.
This, the group said, would not only be injurious to an administration that is
embarking on an anti-corruption campaign but it would be a gross abuse of
access on the part of Governor Amosun.
“Mrs Kemi Adeosun’s four-year stint in Ogun State leaves behind a trail of financial mismanagement, immeasurable ineptness and unspoken avarice. Mrs Kemi Adeosun failed in her primary duty to guide Governor Ibikunle Amosun in prudent financial management.
It alleged that “A British citizen, Adeosun returned to Nigeria in the early 2000s, having worked at a local branch of a UK building society, but determined to break into the Nigerian financial sector by any means possible.
“One of the first positions she obtained in Nigeria was in Bolaji Balogun’s ChapelHill Denham where she was asked to resign, following anti-company activities which she executed in conjunction with Niyi Adeosun, her husband – a heavy drinker who has made a career of capitalising …Read More

Source:: New Mail