Nigerian political commentator, Kayode Ogundamisi has called out Prof. Itse Sagay over his comment on Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun’s certificate scandal.
Prof. Itse Sagay, who is the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), had dismissed calls for the resignation of the Finance Minister. According to him, Adeosun’s expertise is very important to this administration and she can’t be allowed to go just because of an NYSC certificate forgery.
However reacting to the statement, Kayode Ogundamisi expressed how disappointed he was that Prof. Itse Sagay heads a very important anti-corruption platform titled Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption. His tweets reads;
‘I acknowledge Professor positive Itse Sagay’s contribution to Nigeria and especially our legal system is enormous, however his comments is a big disappointment. A very big one at that. I respectfully submit that Prof Itse Sagay(SAN) is being smatter by half by trying to link the allegation of forgery against Kemi Adeosun to her performance as Minister, they are not the same. If we all FALSIFY our way to public office then Nigeria is DOOMED.
Professor Itse Sagay heads a very important anti-corruption platform titled Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption. @PremiumTimesng did not question @HMKemiAdeosun competence, the issue at hand is about allegedly FORGING an official document of a government agency.
Since news of the forgery broke. @HMKemiAdeosun refuse to admit or deny allegations by @PremiumTimesng @nysc_ng in over a month is unable to confirm authenticity or otherwise of Adeosuns’s NYSC certificate. Prof Itse Sagay should be irked as an anti-corruption about the silence
The burden of proof is on the one who asserts but @HMKemiAdeosun cannot rely on onus probandi, the least she can do is to DENY the allegations. I am not a public official, when people make allegations I either DENY or ACKNOWLDGE same. It is a MORAL BURDEN blighting @MBuhari govt
If it is going to take over a month, still counting 4 @nysc_ng to confirm authenticity or otherwise of a certificate presented by a Nigerian Minister, how long will it take them if the query was about a Nigerian who is not in position of power. The @HMKemiAdeosun scandal STINKS