Buhari Vows To Deal With Hate Speech On Social Media

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed on Tuesday in his Independence Day speech to deal with promoters of hate speech in the country especially in the social media.

The president said that his administration recognises the freedom of expression of the citizens, he insisted that they would resist the abuse of such rights.

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“Our attention is increasingly being focused on cyber-crimes and the abuse of technology through hate speech and other divisive material being propagated on social media.

“Whilst we uphold the constitutional rights of our people to freedom of expression and association, where the purported exercise of these rights infringes on the rights of other citizens or threatens to undermine our National Security, we will take firm and decisive action.” he said.

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