I Never Said Nigeria Is At Mercy Of Boko Haram – Lai Mohammed
The minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has refuted media reports quoting him as saying:
“Nigeria is at the mercy of Boko Haram.”
The Guardian reports that Mohammed made the clarification at a meeting with online publishers on Tuesday, December 1 in Lagos.
The minister went on to describe the reports as social media abuse, sheer fabrication, and abuse of the platform.
The minister reiterated his position that something urgent needed to be done to rein in the abuse of social media.