Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

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The has introduced a bill which seeks to establish a federal government agency to check in the country.

The bill, sponsored by a former Senate spokesperson, who is now the Deputy Senate Whip, Sabi Abdullahi, passed first reading on the floor of the red chamber on Tuesday.

It is titled, “National Commission for the Prohibition of Hate Speeches (Earn, etc) Bill 2019.

A similar bill sponsored by Abdullahi in the 8th Senate prescribed among others, death by hanging for anyone found guilty of the offence.

Details later…

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