NASS Won’t Review Social Media Regulation Bill- Akpabio



By Jessica Dogo


The President of the Senate,  Sen. Godswill Akpabio, says the 10th National Assembly will not review the social media regulation bill since there are laws already guiding the use of the media.




Akpabio was represented by the Senate Committee Chairman on ICT, Sen. Shuiab Salisu, at the Parliamentarian Symposium of Africa Internet Governance Forum (AIGF), hosted by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) on Tuesday in Abuja.




The theme of the programme is: “Transforming Africa’s Digital Landscape: Empowering Inclusion, Security, and Innovation”.




He said that the theme was a reflection of the deepest yearnings of all Africans for concerted efforts to keep in step with the rest of the world in the ICT race.




Akpabio said: “I am not sure that there is going to be a specific bill on social media regulation. However, there are emailing laws in various areas, social media is just one space.




“So, rather than…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria