Saying Buhari Has Nothing More to Offer is Untrue, Dirty Politicking, Lai Mohammed Replies Critics

Saying Buhari Has Nothing More to Offer is Untrue, Dirty Politicking, Lai Mohammed Replies Critics

  • Nigeria's minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has reacted angrily to those attacking the Buhari government
  • The Minister highlighted the efforts of the Buhari's administration especially in tackling insecurity in the country
  • Meanwhile, Lai Mohammed made this remark while reacting to the recent statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo's critique of Buhari's administration

Abuja- The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has faulted talks that President Muhammadu Buhari has nothing more to offer, saying it is untrue, fallacious and smacks of dirty politicking.

At a news conference in Abuja, on Wednesday, December 15, Mohammed said that Buhari had made the issue of security a major aspect of his administration.

This is as he revealed the effort of the regime in tackling insecurity which now has, in addition, banditry and kidnapping, The Punch reports.

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Saying Buhari has nothing more to offer is untrue, dirty politicking, Lai Mohammed reacts
Alhaji Lai Mohammed addresses a press conference on President Buhari’s effort in tackling insecurity. Photo credit: Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Nigeria
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The minister added that President Buhari continues to do more in addition to what he has done, under very difficult economic and social conditions, to tackle insecurity in the country, Vanguard also reported.

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The minister said:

“Yes, banditry and kidnapping have added to the state of insecurity, President Buhari has also continued to provide quality leadership in order to ensure that our security agencies decisively tackle the cankerworm of insecurity of any hue."

Emotional intelligence - Buhari pays glowing tribute to Lai Mohammed at 70

Meanwhile, had earlier reported that President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the minister of information and culture, on his 70th birthday.

The president's best wishes to Mohammed were contained in a statement issued on Tuesday, December 7, by Femi Adesina, the special adviser on media and publicity.

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Buhari extolled the former national publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who he described as a devoted public servant.

Remove Mohammed from office

In other news, a prominent leader of the APC who happens to be a former commissioner for information, culture, and tourism in Niger, Jonathan Vatsa called for Mohammed's immediate sack.

Vatsa said sacking the minister of information and culture has become necessary following the submitted report of the Lagos EndSARS enquiry panel which revealed that some persons were killed during the October 2020 protest.

The Niger APC stalwart and leader said that President Muhammadu Buhari needs to remove Mohammed from office in order to redeem the reputation of his administration.


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