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Friday, 16 June 2017

Oil not the most important thing in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed



The Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Alhaji Lai Mohammed on Wednesday revealed that oil is not the most important thing in Nigeria.
He said that culture is more important to Nigeria than petroleum, especially if well preserved and given the value it deserved.
Mohammed made the comment in Lagos on Thursday when he declared open an exhibition of stolen artifacts recently repatriated from Europe and America.
The minister said the country’s diverse cultures had more value than any natural resource, including petroleum.
Mohammed, however, said there must be conscious efforts by all stakeholders to appreciate and harness the potential of culture to drive the economy.
“Culture is as important to the economy as petroleum. As a matter of fact, culture is even more important to the economy than petroleum. Read more
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