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Don’t vote those who will return Nigeria to Egypt – Lai Mohammed



The Minister of Information and Culture , Lai Mohammed , has urged Nigerians to resist the temptation of voting for those who will return the country to the throes of massive looting , come 2019 elections.Mohammed made the appeal on Tuesday in a Sallah message delivered at a media briefing at his home town , Oro , near Ilorin in Kwara State .

“ The year 2019 is the year of decision for Nigeria .

“ It is the year that the critical decision will be made as to whether Nigeria will continue along the path of development , in all ramifications ( social , economic , political , etc ) , that this administration has embarked upon since 2015 , or the country will retrogress and backslide to the throes of massive and primitive looting and lack of development . ”
Mohammed appealed to Nigerians to be vigilant and not yield the space to naysayers , adding that the gains made by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in the past three years must be preserved .

“ Nigeria must continue on its present trajectory to sustainable growth and development . Never again must we go back to Egypt , ” he admonished .

The minister thanked Nigerians for their perseverance and support for the Buhari administration and gave an assurance that their sacrifice for the nation would not be in vain .

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He expressed optimism that with the support of the people , the 2019 elections would be a walkover for Buhari and the ruling All Progressives Congress .

( NAN )

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