The International Press Institute (IPI) has portrayed the appointment of Mohammed Idris as a testimony to his commitment, dedication and hard work.
This was contained in a signed statement from its director, Frane Maroević, to the new minister on Thursday, August 24, 2023.
The letter serves as a congratulatory message from the notable institute to its member, Mr. Mohammed Idris, on his appointment by President Bola Tinubu.
IPI commended the president for assigning duties to individuals according to their profession.
The statement read:
“On behalf of the International Press Institute, it is with great pleasure that I extend my warmest congratulations to you on your recent appointment as the Minister of Information for the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
“Your elevation to this important role is not only a testament to your exceptional dedication and hard work but also a reflection of the trust and confidence that President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has in your abilities.
“We at the International Press Institute are especially proud to have you as our esteemed member.
“Your extensive experience and profound understanding of the media sector in Nigeria, intricacies of communication and information technologies make you an excellent choice for this crucial position.
“As a highly respected expert and dedicated IPI member, we look to your leadership in bringing forth positive changes and innovative strategies that will strengthen independent media and enhance the dissemination of accurate and timely information to the citizens of Nigeria.
“Wishing you all the best in your endeavours. I would like to offer IPI’s support and assistance in any way possible as you embark on this new and exciting chapter of your public service career.
“May your mandate be filled with accomplishments, inspiration, and fulfilment of your vision for Nigeria.”