Lai Mohammed has said despite the killings resulting from clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country, Nigeria is not at war.
Mohammed who urged Nigerians in the diaspora to depend on only credible media outlets for news about happenings in the country cautioned them against relying on posts via the social media.
“Most of what emanate from social media about the situation in Nigeria is fake news,” the minister declared.
”Despite such crises as the farmers-herders clashes and communal conflicts, Nigerians – for the most part – are living together harmoniously. Nigeria is not at war,” stated said.
The minister was received by the Nigerian Ambassador to the US, Sylvanus Nsofor.
Meanwhile, Presidential spokesman, Femi Adesina, has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to ending the killings in the country.
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