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Buhari hails Lai Mohammed at 70

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President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly felicitated Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on his 70th birthday, joining family and friends to celebrate with the devoted public servant.

A statement issued by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), on Tuesday, said the president congratulated the minister on the milestone, heralded by many years of diligent service to the country, working as a lawyer and businessman, before getting into politics where he served as Chief of Staff in Lagos State, and National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

The statement said as a party stalwart, President Buhari noted “the sacrifices and contributions of the minister in raising a formidable information machinery that went a long way in bringing change in the country.”

The president expressed the belief that Mohammed is working assiduously to create understanding and enhance the image of the country by bridging the gaps in information, commending his ingenuity, resilience and emotional intelligence.

“President Buhari joined members of Federal Executive Council, All Progressives Congress and the media industry in wishing the Minister of Information good health, strength and longer life,” the statement added.

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