Selling Your Vote Is Like Selling Your Destiny- Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has enjoined Nigerians against vote selling, he likened the act to selling one’s destiny. The minister who spoke at a workshop on broadcast media coverage for the 2019 elections tagged “Fake News, Hate Speech, Vote and PVC Buying” disclosed that such actions should be frowned upon. The event was organized by the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) in Abuja where he was ably represented by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Ms. Grace Isu-Gekpe. The minister shared that: “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.” He also advised Nigerian journalists to use their positions to work with the government in order to curb the growth of fake news, hate speech and vote buying in the country. Photo Credit: Getty



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