Lai Mohammed ‘Corruption is fighting back,’ Minister says

Mohammed made the comment on Sunday, December 4, while addressing staff of the Nigerian embassy in Abu Dhabi.

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Minister of Information Lai Mohammed briefs the media on the town of Bama liberated from Boko Haram, during a news conference in Abuja, Nigeria December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde play Minister of Information Lai Mohammed briefs the media on the town of Bama liberated from Boko Haram, during a news conference in Abuja, Nigeria December 8, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde
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Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has said that corrupt people are trying to spoil the good word done by the Muhammadu Buhari administration.

Mohammed made the comment on Sunday, December 4, while addressing staff of the Nigerian embassy in Abu Dhabi.

According to a statement released by his media aide, Segun Adeyemi  on Monday, Mohammed said:

“Corrupt elements are doing everything possible to obfuscate the good work of the present administration, as a response to the government’s determined fight against corruption.”

“As the government fights corruption, corruption is also fighting back, using even unsuspecting sources. This is the biggest challenge facing the administration at the moment.”

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Mohammed however said that the Buhari administration is determined to rid Nigeria of corruption.

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