The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, yesterday in Abuja asserted that the administration of the All Progressives Congress (APC) had satisfied every of the pledged it made to Nigerians.
The minister disclosed this while defending inquiries from columnists in the State House, further contended that the administration had met every one of its commitments to Nigerians.
Reassuring that the administration is resolved to accomplish more in the New Year, Mohammed who said he had made the image of President Muhammadu Buhari in 5 various Nigerian societies, wished everybody 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 Nigerians.”
“I wish to use this opportunity to wish everybody merry Christmas and a happy new year.”
“I 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 revealed.
On concern that the National Assembly may close down the 2019 spending after the threats against the president by officials while showing the Appropriation Bill on Wednesday, the minister revealed that it was not in the practice of the official to exchange words with the National Assembly.
Defining the National Assembly as a free arm of authority, Mohammed said the official had finished its portion, leaving the rest for the bureaucratic lawmaking body to likewise assume its very own job.
“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 acknowledged.