Lai Mohammed Says APC Has Fulfilled All Promises To Nigerians

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, yesterday in
Abuja claimed that the government of the All Progressives Congress (APC)
had fulfilled all the promises it made to Nigerians.

minister who made this claim while answering questions from journalists
in the State House, further argued that the government had met all its
obligations to Nigerians.

Promising that the government is
determined to do more in the New Year, Mohammed who said he had made the
portrait of President Muhammadu Buhari in five different Nigerian
cultures, wished everyone a Merry Christmas.

“I wish everybody
Merry Christmas and as a government, we are happy that we have been able
to meet all our promises, all our obligations to Nigerians. And as the
year rolls out, we are more determined to even deliver more to

“I wish to use this opportunity to wish everybody merry Christmas and a happy new year.

made a portrait of Mr. President in five major Nigeria attires. One is
in Yoruba, Hausa, Igbo, Efik and one in suit. It is reminiscent of the
portrait we used during this campaign,” he said.

On fear that the
National Assembly may shut down the 2019 budget following the
hostilities against the president by lawmakers while presenting the
Appropriation Bill on Wednesday, the minister said it was not in the
tradition of the executive to trade words with the National Assembly.

the National Assembly as an independent arm of government, Mohammed
said the executive had done its part, leaving the rest for the federal
legislature to also play its own role.

“It is not the practice of
the executive to be exchanging words with the legislative arm of
government. They are independent. We are independent but to the best of
our knowledge, we presented a budget, given the circumstances of our
resources this year. We feel that is the best we can. It is left for the
National Assembly to consider it,” he submitted.

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