Governor Seyi Makinde has declared that he does not want anything to do with the bill that supports the regulation of social media.
The Governor said this while making a clarification on a report of South-West leaders supporting the regulation of social media.
He stated that contrary to media reports, their position remained that since there’s already an extensive Cybercrime Act, there’s no need for any other bills to regulate social media.
His post on Twitter reads ;
I also clarified the misrepresentation of the position of the Southwest leaders on the so-called social media bill. Contrary to media reports, our position remains that since we already have an extensive Cybercrime Act, 2015 we don’t need any other bills to regulate social media.
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