Nathalie Elimas, Secretary of State for Priority Education, said Monday, January 17, "
victim of an attack of great violence
", after the revelation of suspicions of harassment and the existence of an investigation. administrative on the functioning of his firm.
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Since this weekend, I have been the victim of a very violent attack, on a personal level.
I think of my children, who lived very badly this weekend when they saw their mother accused of harassment
, "she said, obviously moved, on Radio J. It's"
very hard, very violent , the violence is unheard of for my children, but on the bottom of things I am serene
, ”she said.
“Everything went well in kindness”
What is happening today are extremely malicious leaks, probably to destabilize me. Defamation is characterized. If I knew who is behind the leaks, I would probably file a complaint,
”said the Secretary of State, in office since July 2020. “
What is happening is an internal investigation to observe human resources of the firm. This is not a judicial inquiry, this is not a preliminary investigation
,” she argued.
All the members of my cabinet were heard, (...) the secretaries, the drivers, the advisers, the minister
", she said, specifying that a report would be made "
in a few weeks
This report is not intended to be made public. Me, I wouldn't mind making it public, I'm pretty calm
, ”she added. “
Sometimes, in the collaboration, it malfunctions, it is possible that we put an end to a collaboration. That's it, and nothing more. Everything went well in benevolence
, ”she assured.
Five sources told AFP on Saturday that Nathalie Elimas was the subject of an administrative investigation.
Several of these sources specified that she was accused of acts of “
” or even “
” of employees.
All preferred to remain anonymous.
Requested on Saturday, the Ministry of National Education confirmed that an administrative investigation was underway “
on the human resources functioning of the office of Nathalie Elimas