Former Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, while speaking during ministerial screening at the Senate stated that some remarks attributed to him on social media should be disregarded.
Mohammed who was nominated for appointment as a minister in the Next Level regime recalled that his grandson once asked him if he was a liar.
Lai while speaking on the floor of the Senate on Tuesday said, “Don’t believe social media, they call me all sorts of names. My seven-year-old grandson once asked me if my name was Liar Mohammed.”
After introducing himself to the house, the Senator representing Ogun Central senatorial district, Ibikunle Amosun prayed that Lai should be allowed to take a bow and go.
“We have all agreed that he will be allowed to take a bow and go. There is no need to ask him questions,” he said.
The Senator representing Ekiti Central, Bamidele Opeyemi, also added that Mohammed’s ministerial nomination in 2015 was compensation from Buhari.
The Senate has confirmed the 43 man list forwarded to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari Naija News reports.