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|Age:||71 years (2022)|
|Date of Birth:||6 December 1951|
|State of Origin:||Kwara State|
|Wife:||Alhaja Kudirat Adeoti Mohammed|
|Children:||Adetoun, Aishat, Yeside and Jubril|
|Net Worth:||$5 millions|
Lai Mohammed Biography
Layiwola “Lai” Mohammed is a Nigerian lawyer and politician.
Lai Mohammed is currently the Minister of Information and Culture, a position he has held since November 2015.
Lai Mohammed is also the former National publicity secretary of the All Progressives Congress.
Early Life and Education
Lai Mohammed was born into the family of Alhaji Mohammed Adekeye in 1952. He is a native of Oro in Kwara State.
Lai Mohammed earned a bachelor’s degree in French from Obafemi Awolowo University, in 1975.
He proceeded to obtain a law degree from the University of Lagos, and then Nigerian Law School in 1986 As a practising Lawyer, Alhaji Lai Mohammed co-founded the legal firm of Edu & Mohammed as a senior partner in 1989.
Lai Mohammed Career
Mohammed is a businessman and served as the Chairman of Optimedia Limited, a subsidiary of Afromedia Plc since 18 December 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).
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. He served as Governor Tinubu’s Chief of Staff during his first term.
Mohammed is an active politician and was the National Publicity Secretary of All Progressive Congress (APC) in Nigeria.
He was on 11 November 2015 sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari as Minister of Information and Culture following his appointment and successful screening by the Nigerian Senate.
On 21 August 2019 he was again sworn in by President Muhammadu Buhari as Minister of information and culture.
He has been accused by some local and international news outlets of giving contradictory accounts of events in his country and false information.
This is evidential in his #EndSARS accounts, which were at first, different from those claimed by the Lagos State government and the Nigerian Army.
In his interview with DW TV, Tim Sebastian accused him of being “out of the loop” of his country’s politics.
He had accused CNN of being “desperate”, after the international media released several footages, to prove the massacre of the protesters at the Lekki tollgate, Lagos, Nigeria.
However, the CNN had requested substantial proof, to prove that the media outlet had reported “Fake news”, as he claimed.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed got married to his wife, Alhaja Kudirat Adeoti Mohammed. After a three-year courtship, Alhaji Lai Mohammed married Alhaja Kudirat Adeoti Mohammed in 1979.
His union with Alhaja Kudirat Adeoti Mohammed is blessed with four children namely: Adetoun, Aishat, Yeside and Jubril.
Lai Mohammed Net Worth
Lai Mohammed is a popular Nigerian Politician. He has an estimated net worth of $5 millions.
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