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Senate Introduces Bill On Hate Speech

Nov 13, 2019 Hit: 32 Written by 
Senate Introduces Bill On Hate Speech

The Senate has introduced a bill seeking to establish Federal Government Agency to check hate speech in the country.

The Bill, sponsored by a Former Senate Spokesperson, who is now the Deputy Senate Whip, Sabi Abdullahi, passed the first reading in the plenary today.

The bill sponsored by Abdullahi in the 8th senate prescribed, death by hanging for anyone found guilty of the offence.

The Senate also asked the committee on appropriations to submit its report on the 2020 budget on November 26, for consideration and passage before the end of the month.

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