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 INFORMATION MINISTER SAYS ERA OF GOD FATHERISM IS OVER IN APPOINTMENT OF PUBLIC OFFICERS

The Minister of Information and Culture, LAI MOHAMMED, has said that as far as federal government appointments to public offices and key positions are concerned, the era of “godfatherism’’ is over.

The minister stated this in Abuja on Sunday at a thanksgiving reception by the newly appointed Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Culture, GRACE GEKPE.

Mr. MOHAMMED, who was represented by BAYO ONANUGA, the Managing Director of the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, stated that appointment to positions in the federal government “is strictly by merit’.

The minister said that the ministry was proud of Ms. GEKPE, satisfied with her appointment and wished her all the best.

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