Date: July 08, 2020, 08:12:36 AM
Hate Speech Bill: Nobody can muzzle Nigerians –IBB: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
“Unless people are able to express themselves, those in government or in authority will not know what is happening in the country.”
Babangida vowed to team up with the NUJ and other stakeholders in protesting against the passage of the bill saying, “I am with you on this. I will also talk to those of us who could be in position to bring sanity to bare on some of these things.”The former military president said he had been following media publications on the forthcoming American election, adding, “if we had their type of media, I think they should be jailing you all by now.”
The former military president said the Bill was an “eye service” by the sponsor, describing the death penalty prescribed in the bill as “crude and wicked"