He made this known when he received the Finland Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr. Jyrki Pulkkimen and his team, who were on a courtesy visit in his office on Monday.
The minister maintain that President Muhammadu Buhari‘s government had not tampered with the freedom of speech or rights of individuals.
He said the government was only sanitizing the media on hate speech and abuse of the freedom of speech, this was not an attempt to clip the media. He said the social media regulation was only to sanitized and not deny the rights of individuals.
He said whatever is tolerated on the streets would be accepted online, the government, through the Ministry of Information, had begun the fight against hate speech since 2017.
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According to him, if people were allowed to do whatever they want on social media in a country like ours with diversity of religion and political interests, there will be chaos.
He however insist that, the government will not slack in its quest to bring sanity to social media.
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