See what Northern governors will do to social media in Nigeria

See what Northern governors will do to social media in Nigeria

On Tuesday, November 3rd there was breaking news from the Northern Governors Forum.

The Northern Governors Forum thanked Northern traditional rulers for using sensitive issues like ethnicity and religion to discourage protests in the North.

A statement by the Northern Governors Forum said,  “In furtherance to its resolution to further engage with the critical stakeholders of the North, the Northern States Governors Forum held a meeting today Monday 2nd November, 2020 at the Council Chamber, Sir Kashim Ibrahim House, Kaduna.

“After extensive deliberations the following resolutions were arrived at: appreciates the roles of Traditional rulers in containing the menace of Endsars protests in the north. Collectively agreed that traditional rulers be given formal roles in the governance architecture of the Country.

“The meeting rejects and condemns the subversive actions of the Endsars protest. The superlative agitations and other change regime actions outside the ballot Box soon take advantage of the peaceful protests to push for their seperative agenda. The meeting endorse the indivisibility, indissolubility and oneness of the Nation.

“The meeting took note of the devastating effect of the uncontrolled social media in spreading fake news. Therefore, calls for major control mechanism and censorship of the social media practice in Nigeria.”

Watch the deliberation of the Northern Governors Forum below

 

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