Social media bill: Seyi Makinde disassociates

Seyi Makinde disassociates
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The Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde has disassociated himself from the proposed social media bills presented by the Nigerian Government.

He disclosed this recently while commissioning the Oyo State judicial panel of inquiry into Police brutality and violation of rights of citizens.

“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.” He claimed, and Oyo State judicial Panel is made up of eleven members led by Justice Bolajoko Adeniji (retired) ad the chairman

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However, the governor further encouraged anyone who has faced human rights abuse in the hands of any of the security forces to use this opportunity to seek justice. He also vowed that those responsible for the deaths of Isiaka Jimoh, Ganiyu Moshood Alabi, and Adeoye Taiwo would be brought to book.

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