Hate speech bill may hunt you if you don’t withdraw it now, Olanipekun tells NASS

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Wole Olanipekun (SAN) has advised the National Assembly to immediately withdraw the Hate Speech bill that has generated bad blood among Nigerians, declaring it as contradicting the principles of fundamental human rights and tantamount to pursuing a policy that is self-serving.

Olanipekun, who expressed disappointment that such a bill could emanate from the National Assembly, warned that the Hate Speech bill will create bad blood and disunity among Nigerians if passed and assented to by the president.

Olanipekun also called for more funding of education through governments, corporate bodies and philanthropists, for children of the poor to have access to education.

He made the scathing remarks against the much touted bill on Saturday in Ikere,…

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