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Insists Her Certificate is Forged
By Demola Akinyemi
ILORIN-Publisher of the Premium Times, Dapo Olorunyomi Thursday in Ilorin challenged the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun to go to Court on the story that she allegedly forged her youth service exception certificate.
He insisted that the investigation the news medium conducted evidently shows that the exemption certificate the woman parades is a forged one.
According to him,”We didn’t just publish the story in question,it was a product indepth investigation,and we have it on good authority,that the certificate she’s parading is a forged one.We challenge her to go court,we will meet her there”
Olorunyomi stressed that Premium Times carried out a thorough investigation before publishing the story, adding that the organisation would encourage Adeosun to go to court because that is the best way she could prove the story if she believes it is not true.
“Adeosun forged her exception certificate. The story is real. We did a water-tight investigation that took us three months before we came out with the story. We encourage her to go to court if she will like to prove us wrong,” he stressed
Olorunyomi stated this when responding to a question from a member of the audience after he delivered a lecture entitled “Independent Journalism At The Interface Of The Digital Transition” at the University of Ilorin .
He delivered lecture at the 9th Annual lecture organised by the Mass Communication Department of the University in memory of Mr Doyin Mahmoud, the Pioneer Head of the department who died in 2009.
Mahmoud, a respectable media executive was a former Managing Director of the Independent Newspaper Limited, the publisher of Daily Independent.
Responding to another question on the anti-corruption war, the veteran journalist advised the government to strengthen all the agencies responsible for the campaign against corruption and encourage all stakeholders to be part of the campaign to make it more successful.
Olorunyomi, while delivering his lecture pointed out importance of independent media to democracy saying “you really can’t have a healthy democracy without independent media.”
The journalist who noted that there is increasing financial crisis occasioned by such factors as drastic drop in circulation of newspapers, dwindling patronage in advertisement militating against independent journalism, advised that stakeholders must be proactive in addressing the problem to ensure independent media is maintained.
He described Mahmoud under whom he said he worked, as a great and knowledgeable journalist who he said was always thirsty of ideas and knowledge and after improvement of individual journalists and the institution of journalism.
Also speaking, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem expressed that legacies of Mahmoud were being celebrated by the Mass Communication Department and advised that people should do good to leave good legacy behind
“We are all going to be was that people will be saying he was this he was that. Let is working hard to leave good was behind, ” he stated.
Courtesy: Vanguard News
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by dafeyankee: 3:36pm On Jul 13, 2018|
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by nku5: 3:41pm On Jul 13, 2018|
Premium Times prepared for this matter o
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by kutchs: 3:44pm On Jul 13, 2018|
nku5:Exactly, Kemi is in deep shit, she may not survive it.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by Paperwhite(m): 3:50pm On Jul 13, 2018|
Kemi Adeosun have a honourable option of acknowledging her criminal offense & resign or be booted out but choose to sit tight as usual of corrupt & indicted Nigerian public office holders.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by Ziggylady(f): 3:53pm On Jul 13, 2018|
'Oluwole' Kemi over to you...Go to court if you dare.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by phase1: 3:54pm On Jul 13, 2018|
Kemi sef no go try am.
If she goes to court she risks having more shiit dug up in court.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by UncleJudax(m): 3:59pm On Jul 13, 2018|
kutchs:Unless Buhari wants to use her sacking for 2019 campaign, nothing will happen.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by UncleJudax(m): 4:02pm On Jul 13, 2018|
phase1:She might just wait it out. I mean if Buhari assures her of her position... Premium Times folks are not going to sack her...no matter how deep they dig or have dug.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by blackmantis: 4:35pm On Jul 13, 2018|
This is the time to claim N1billion in damages.... Very simple case. .. That is if the certificate is not Oluwole.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by OfficialAPCNig: 4:44pm On Jul 13, 2018|
KemiGate will never approach any law court as for his oluwole brothers defending corruption, Karma is sipping coke now.
|Re: Go To Court: Premium Times Challenges Finance Minister Adeosun by Bukolar1(f): 4:58pm On Jul 13, 2018|
The fact that this woman kept mute amidst this forgery scandals is amazing and pointing to a remain silent until matter dies naturally approach. Fg yet to get briefing on this case since... This is Nigeria.
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