A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has given conditions under which he would support the controversial hate speech bill.
The controversial former minister said he would support the bill if its provisions would be retroactive and the first victims are President Muhammadu Buhari and the National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu.
Other persons Fani-Kayode said should be the first victims of the bill are the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo and the Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi.
He said the aforementioned persons should be punished for their alleged hateful words over the years.
The former minister stated these in a post on his verified Twitter account, @realFFK.
He said: “I will support the Hate Speech Bill if its provisions are made retroactive and if its first victims are Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Lai Mohammed, Nasir El Rufai, Festus Keyamo, and Rotimi Amaechi.
“Promise to hang them first for their hateful words over the years and the bill gets my support.”
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