Lai Mohammed Joins International Lobbying Firm As Managing Partner
Lai Mohammed has been appointed managing partner of Ballard Partners.
By Omotayo Olutekunbi
Lai Mohammed, a former Minister of Information and Culture, has been named managing partner of the Nigerian offices of Ballard Partners, an international lobbying organization.
The corporation made the news through a message on its official Twitter page. Ballard Partners, a major government relations business in the United States, is expanding into Nigeria, with offices in Abuja, the nation’s capital, and Lagos, the financial hub.
According to the release, Lai Mohammed, the former Minister of Information and Culture of Nigeria, would be the managing partner of the Abuja and Lagos offices. The president and founder of the business, Brian Ballard, highlighted Mohammed’s strong position and reputation in the nation as factors for his hiring. He expressed confidence that Mohammed’s significant knowledge and illustrious reputation would assist their customers immensely.
The president of Ballard Partners emphasized the importance of the firm’s first African office in Nigeria, emphasizing the firm’s dedication to extending their worldwide footprint. He said the decision builds on the firm’s earlier work on behalf of African states and businesses in Africa and the United States.
Lai Mohammed stated his excitement at joining Ballard Partners and managing the company’s growth in Africa. He lauded the firm’s worldwide reputation and track record, notably in defending African nations and American corporations on the African continent.
Mohammed is thrilled to be a member of Ballard Partners after previously serving in the government of former President Muhammadu Buhari.
Overall, Lai Mohammed’s appointment as managing partner of Ballard Partners’ Nigerian offices represents the firm’s strategic effort to create a foothold in Africa, namely in Nigeria, and to capitalize on Mohammed’s vast expertise and reputation in the nation.
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