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SERAP Threatens Legal Action Over Social Media Bill



Ganiyat Ganiyu

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has threatened to sue the National Assembly and the Northern Governors’ Forum over the proposed social media bill.

SERAP in a series of tweets on Tuesday said the group would sue them if the social media bill is passed and signed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The threat was made while reacting to the proposal by the northern governors for more social media regulations in the wake of the #EndSARS protests.

The tweet read, “We’ll sue the Northern Governors’ Forum and the National Assembly if any social media bill is passed and signed by President Buhari. Nigerians have a right to freedom of expression online. We won’t accept any illegal attempts to interfere with that right #NoToSocialMediaBill.”

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