2019: Sell Your Vote, Sell Your Destiny, Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians

Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture

Nigerians have been advised not to sell their votes as it is like selling their destiny.

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed gave the advice on Saturday 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’

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Represented by Mrs 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.

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