Pic.5. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, speaking at the Opening Ceremony of African International Film Festival in Lagos on Sunday (14/11/16) night.
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US-Nigeria summit: FG defends ministers

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Posted on April 24, 2018

The Federal Government yesterday refuted media reports that Ministers who were invited to the US-Nigeria Investment Summit in Washington, DC, on April 19 shunned the forum.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed in a statement issued in London on Monday, said most of the Ministers who were slated to attend the event were not invited and were not in Washington at the time of the summit.

The statement was made available to newsmen in Abuja by Mr Segun Adeyemi, a Special Adviser to the Minister.

Mohammed said no Minister shunned the Summit held at the Nigerian Embassy in Washington and the reports being circulated in that regard are bereft of facts


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