Lai Mohammed Pledges Assistance to SEC

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The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has pledged the support of his ministry to assist the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to publicise the Commission’s Master Plan, which it was currently implementing. In a statement issued after the SEC Director-General, Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, paid him a courtesy visit in his office in Abuja on Friday, the Minister however advised the Commission to also approach the broad spectrum of the media to enlist their support in the advocacy.

“I will also advise you to please meet other stakeholders in the media and here I am going to recommend in particular the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria and the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria, I will also want you to meet with the Financial and Business Editors. In addition, I will advise you to take advantage of the various platforms we have…NTA, FRCN, NAN, VON and the National Orientation Agency,” he said. Alhaji Mohammed commended SEC for its drive to promote transparency in the Capital Market, saying that the Federal Government is currently extending the transparency drive to the state governments to ensure good governance and accountability.