I Am Not Aware of Social Media Bill – Lai Mohammed [Video]
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has denied knowledge of Protection for Internet Falsehood and Manipulation Bill, popularly known as the social media bill.
The minister during an interview with Tim Sebastian of Conflict Zone equivocally denied knowledge of the bill.
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” Who is the author of that bill? I am not even aware of that bill. There is no such bill before the house. I can say it authoritatively,” he asserted.
Nigeria’s Minister for Information, Lai Mohammed, says there’s no bill targeting social media in the Senate.
In the video below, he repeats over and over that he has never heard of such a bill and that it does not exist.
— Sandra Ezekwesili (@SEzekwesili) January 31, 2020
Meanwhile, Mohammed had during a press conference expressed support for the hate speech bill and social media bill.
READ: Hate Speech Bill: I’ll Be The Last Person to Support Any Idea of Terminating A Recourse to Information
In the case between Lai Mohammed and the Nigerian people … I present Exhibit A pic.twitter.com/J1AK0p2Wla
— O’jomiloju (@Ayoolafelix) January 31, 2020
The bill was sponsored by Senator Sani Musa who is representing Niger East Senatorial District.
Speaking on the case of abuse, he said security official investigated and found wanting have been dismissed from service and prosecuted.
Speaking on the relationship with the International Criminal Court (ICC), watch what the minister said below.
Lai Mohammed tried to lie his way out as usual & cover-up genocide committed against IPOB & Shia civilians by the 🇳🇬military
One thing Lai forgot is, “the ICC never forgets, they have enof dossier on the Buhari REGIME, enof to put him away in time.” Being UNAWARE won’t save you! pic.twitter.com/Y326Fn4jIS
— 🇳🇬 NEFERTITI – (The beautiful one has come)🇺🇸 (@firstladyship) February 1, 2020
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