The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has resigned as a member of the Federal Executive Council (FEC).

Although the presidency was unable to confirm the resignation, sources, however , confirmed her resignation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja.

She was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in November 2015.

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Before her appointment, Adeosun worked as Accounting Assistant at the British Telecom Company , London from 1989 to 1990 and Senior Audit Officer at Goodman Jones, London from 1996 to 2000.

Adeosun, whose resignation was connected to an alleged NYSC certificate scandal, holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of East London and a Postgraduate Diploma in Public Financial Management from the University of London.

Adeosun was also a Commissioner for Finance in Ogun between 2011 and 2015.