Founding father of the Citadel World Church, Tunde Bakare, has denied endorsing the invoice to manage social media in Nigeria.
Bakare mentioned this on Tuesday whereas reacting to hypothesis that he’s in full help of the invoice, which can regulate and management social mediaposts.
Making clarifications, Bakare in an interview with Come up Television, mentioned he isn’t asking for regulation of social media however demanding that the regulation ought to make social media for use productively and to not incite chaos in Nigeria.
Bakare mentioned: “Nicely every thing in life together with your freedom and mine inside our boundary is harmful.
“I’m not asking for regulation however we should discover a means inside our regulation to make use of the social media productively and to not fill it with pretend information that may incite folks or deliver chaos into society however to advance the event of our nation and our folks.”
In the meantime, Bakare had declared his readiness to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Nowhere in my @AriseTV interview did I “demand regulation of social media in Nigeria” as is at present making the rounds. We could conform to disagree, however we should at all times be honest and factual in our reporting. Clickbait and #FakeNews can snowball into grave unintended penalties. pic.twitter.com/EA4Cxja8S2
— Pastor Tunde Bakare (@T_Bakare) November 2, 2020