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Lai Mohammed is an Experienced Information Manager – El-Rufai

Yemi Adebowale

Kaduna State Gover­nor, Nasir el-Rufai, has described Minister of In­formation and Culture, Lai Mohammed, as an experienced information manager, a dogged fighter and a dedicated nationalist who is committed to the advancement of Nigeria’s interests.

Speaking during a cour­tesy visit to the minister in his office in Abuja yester­day, el-Rufai said he and Mohammed struggled to­gether in the All Progres­sives Congress (APC), during which ‘’he (the minister) was abducted once, just like I was ar­rested twice by the same people.’’

The governor said he came to wish the minister well and to let him know that the thoughts and prayers of the people of Kaduna State are with him.

He said Nigerians should give maximum support to President Muhammadu Buhari and his team in their quest to get Nigeria out of the difficult situa­tion to which it had been consigned by the previous administration.

In his response, the minister, who said he was ‘excited’ at el-Rufai’s visit and called him ‘’one of our brightest and most coura­geous.”

Mohammed expressed confidence in el-Rufai’s ability to make Kaduna one of the best states in the country.

The minister said his vision is to leverage the unique power of informa­tion and culture to drive the change agenda of the Buhari administration to ensure that Nigerians take ownership of the agenda; with a view to achieving a paradigm shift in the way they do things.

 

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