South West Governors And Monarchs Support FG's Plan To Regulate Social Media - 9jaflaver



Light Dark

WELCOME TO 9JAFLAVER

PREMIUM BEATS  |  NEWS  |  BBNAIJA  |  SPORTS  |  CELEBRITY GIST  |  MIXTAPE  |  MOVIES  |  COMEDY VIDEOS  |  DEAL CHANNEL



SEARCH ANYTHING BELOW:-


ads1


South West Governors And Monarchs Support FG’s Plan To Regulate Social Media



Governors and monarchs in the South-West region of Nigeria have shown their support for the regulation of Social media by the Federal govt in the country.

The governors and monarchs had a meeting in Lagos state on Sunday, November 8, with a Presidential delegation, following the crisis that engulfed many states in the region in the wake of the EndSARS protest.

After the meeting, the governors and monarchs released a communique lamenting about the negative effect of fake news peddled on social media during the recent EndSARS protests and the ensuing violence.

“We recognise the damaging and negative impact of fake/false news and worry about its destructive and dangerous potency of fake news. We call on the federal government to use the instrumentality of existing laws and those regulations bench-marked from other countries to provide safeguards against the spread of fake news. 2015 Cyber Act will also be fully used.

Federal Government should ensure that technology is used effectively for the advancement of the Nigerian Security and not its destruction by working with the technology cum social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc. The regime of checks and gatekeeping should be fully employed.” the communique read in part

Present at the meeting were Governors Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Seyi Makinde of Oyo State, Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, and Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State.

Monarchs in the region who attended the meeting were the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi; Alaafin of Oyo, Oba Lamidi Adeyemi; Alawe of Ilawe Ekiti, Oba Adebanji Alabi, amongst others, were also present at the meeting.

The Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari; Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; the Inspector General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, and ministers from the region also attended the meeting.

Many Nigerians have kicked against the planned regulation of social media, describing it as a breach of their rights to expression. A bill on the regulation is before the national assembly and has scaled second reading at the senate.



 Whatsapp  Twitter  Facebook




Promote Music, Video, Comedy Skit On 9jaflaver
Call: +2348173379226 Or +2348143945195

Whatsapp: +2349027283345












Comment Below:-

Enter Name Below (Optional)

         
Enter Comment Below:-


       





MUSIC OF THE WEEK



© 2014-2020 9jaflaver. All Rights Reserved.

About us||Content Remova||Privacy Policy|Contact us

Advertis|Request For Music

9jaflaver is not responsible for the content of external sites.