The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is not a failed State and cannot go the way of Afghanistan where terrorist group has taken the rein of power.
The Minister stated this in Washington DC during his engagements with international media organisations.
Alhaji Lai Mohammed is said to be in the U.S to meet with international media organisations and think tanks on the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration and efforts made so far in tackling insurgency, banditry and all form of criminality.
Speaking with Newsmen after his respective meeting with the three media organisations, the Minister said insinuation in certain quarter that the security situation in Nigeria could degenerate to that of Afghanistan was not correct.
He emphasised that Nigeria is winning the war against terror and the country cannot go the way of Afghanistan where Taliban, a terrorist group took over power.