The outgoing Honourable Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina has deleted a tweet in which he accused President-Elect, General Muhammadu Buhari of corruption during the 2015 Presidential campaigns.
The minister had on the 2nd of March 2015 tweeted
In 1984 fertilizer corruption was massive. Subsidized fertilizers from Nigeria were stolen & smuggled off to Niger. Who was in charge then?
He deleted the tweet following the endorsement of General Buhari of his candidature for office of President of Africa Development Bank (AfDB).
After deleting the tweet on Tuesday, Akinwumi Adesina tweeted
I am honored by @MBuhari endorsement of my candidacy for President of @AfDB_Group. Together, we can renew Africa. adesinaforafdb.com/general_buhari…
Akinwumi Adesina is regarded as the best minister under the administration of outgoing Nigerian President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan.