Buhari Govt Announces Social Media Clampdown, To Monitor Hate Speech

Daan-Ali

The Government of President Muhammadu Buhari has announced a clampdown on Social Media, directing the nation’s security agencies to tackle those propagating hate speech in social media.

The order was disclosed on Thursday by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali after a meeting of National Security Council presided over by Pressident Buhari.

He said special attention should be given to notable Nigerians while tackling the menace.

According to a statement made available to journalists, Dan-Ali gave the directive at a meeting of the National Security Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Thursday.

“The Honourable Minister expressed the need by the relevant security agencies to, as a matter of urgency, tackle the propagation of hate speech especially through the social media particularly by some notable Nigerians,” the statement read.

Advertisements


Categories: News

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: