Selling your vote is like selling your destiny – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has advised Nigerians against selling their votes, saying that it’s like selling your destiny.

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Selling your vote is like selling your destiny – Lai Mohammed


The Minister stated that is at a workshop on broadcast media coverage for the 2019 elections, organised by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Abuja tagged ‘Fake News, Hate Speech, Vote and PVC Buying’.

Represented by Ms Grace Isu-Gekpe, the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, the Information Minister said:

“Selling your vote or PVC is like selling your destiny and we should not allow ourselves to sell our destiny. When you do that, you know what that means.”

Journalists were also advised to use their positions to work with government in the effort to address the spread of fake news, hate speech and vote buying.

36 Comments

  1. for the very first time after a very long run this man has spoken wisely. please let’s vote and not fight. God bless Nigeria

  2. Mr minister is actually right about his subject. Do not sell your votes for chicken change Nigerian s! Wise up

  3. So you’re now advising Nigerians not to small their vote after u n your party did in Ekiti state, don’t worry we’ll work with this advice and soon your trader moni bullshit will be exposed.

  4. True talk Mr. Lai, anybody who sells his or her votes has already sold his or her future. Let’s vote wisely

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