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Alhaji Lai Mohammed Full Biography, Life And CV. (Minister Of Information)

FULL NAME:    Lai Mohammed

DATE OF BIRTH:       born. 1952

OCCUPATION:   Politician, Lawyer

MARITAL STATUS:  Married

INTRODUCTION

 
Lai Mohammed is a popular Nigerian politician, He served as Chief of Staff to former governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu He was the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In 2015 he was appointed by president Buhari to be Nigeria’s minister of information.

EARLY LIFE AND BACKGROUND

He was born into the family of alh mohammed adekeye in 1952. He
earned a bachelor’s degree in French from Obafemi Awolowo University,
Ile-Ife in 1975 and Law degrees from the University of Lagos and the
Nigerian Law School in 1986 and Alhaji Lai Mohammed as a Lawyer co-founded the legal firm of Edu & Mohammed as a Senior Partner in 1989.

Alhaji Lai Mohammed is a Lawyer and Co-founded the thriving legal
firm of Edu & Mohammed as a Senior Partner in 1989. Alhaji Lai
Mohammed is an Astute Businessman and an active politician and is the
National Secretary of Actions Congress Nigeria (ACN).

In October 2002, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was a candidate for governor in the
April 2003 Kwara State elections on the Alliance for Democracy
platform. He was assaulted and five vehicles in his convoy were smashed
in front of Senator Suleiman Ajadi’s campaign office at Oke-Onigbin
during a festivity.

Alhaji Mohammed
served as the Chairman of Optmedia Limited, a subsidiary of Afromedia
Plc since December 18, 2008. He served as a Director of Afromedia PLC
since May 2011. Alhaji Mohammed is also a fellow of the Nigerian
Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and worked as Public Relations
Officer for almost 10 years with the Nigerian Airport Authority, now
Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

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CAREER AND LIFE

 

Alhaji Lai Mohammed is an Astute Businessman and an active politician
and is the National Publicity Secretary of All Progressive Congress
(APC) in Nigeria. Alhaji Mohammed served as the Chairman of Optmedia
Limited, a subsidiary of Afromedia Plc since December 18, 2008.

He served as Chief of Staff to former governor of Lagos state, Bola Ahmed Tinubu
He is the National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

He served as a Director of Afromedia PLC since May 2011. Alhaji
Mohammed is also a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations
(NIPR) and worked as Public Relations Officer for almost 10 years with
the Nigerian Airport Authority, now Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria
(FAAN).
In October 2002, Alhaji Lai Mohammed was a candidate for governor in
the April 2003 Kwara State elections on the Alliance for Democracy
platform. He was assaulted and five vehicles in his convoy were smashed
in front of Senator Suleiman Ajadi’s campaign office at Oke-Onigbin
during a festivity.

In 2015 he was appointed to be the minister of information by president Buhari.

This is because most of the names that featured on the list are
prominent politicians who have been associated with the ruling All
Progressives Congress (APC) for a long time, making people believe that
they are professional politicians.
Many do not know that these politicians were professionals before
joining active politics. The senate on its part, has started doling out
the Curriculum Vitae (CV) of the nominees in order to let Nigerians know
their background and their past achievements.
FEW FACTS AND BRIEF BIO
Below is the CV of Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the ministerial nominee from
Kwara state and the current national publicity secretary of the APC.
* Mohammed was born on December 6 1951 and he is from Irepodun local government of Kwara state.
* He holds a B.A. (Hons) French (1976) (Ife), LL.B (1985) (Unilag) & B.L (Hons) (Nigerian Law School) (1986)
* He also  attended Centre Audio Visuel de Langues Modernes, Vichy France.
* He worked as  as Senior PRO, Principal PRO & Assistant Cheif PROat the Nigerian Ports Authority between 1978 & 1987
* He was Principal Partner at Edu & Mohammed (Attorneys – At – Law) between 1989 and 1999.
* He is also a fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA).
* He was a foundation member of the Social Democratic Party and member of the National Democratic Coalition.
* He was the coordinator of Bola Tinubu Campaign Organisation  in
1998 and later served as Chief of Staff to Tinubu between 1999-2002.
* He later contested for the governorship position in Kwara state under the platform of the Alliance for Democracy.
* Lai Mohammed is the author of the book ‘Witness to History‘ 2003 & Leadership Nigeria Politician of the Year 2008 & 2012.

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CONTROVERSIES
No scandal in particular.

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Lai with the president

SOURCES: dailymail.com.ng. wikipedia.org. naij.com takemetonaija.com

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