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  • Updated: October 29, 2020

Davido, Other Celebrities Drag Desmond Elliot Over Leaked Video On Regulation Of Social Media

Davido, Other Celebrities Drag Desmond Elliot Over Leaked Vi

Davido, Erigga among other Nigerian celebrities have critised Desmond Elliot, a Nollywood actor and member representing Surulere Constituency in the Lagos State House of Assembly, over his recent comment on the regulation of speech on social media. 

This comes days after Elliot was accused of sponsoring a bill seeking to regulate and control speech on social media.

According to Dr. Olufunmilayo, a Twitter user, the aim of the bill is to deny the Lekki massacre and arrest people who tweet about it.

Shortly after, the lawmaker debunked the report in a video, stating that the only thing he said was about celebrities,  influencers, and motivational speakers cutting down on hate narrative.

He also maintained that no state assembly has the jurisdiction to pass any bill as it only lies on the exclusive list at the federal level.

However, a new video of the plenary session has surfaced in the social media community, where he is seen saying that the youth, social media, and influencers need to be addressed.

READ ALSO: Nigeria Will Be Destroyed If Social Media Isn't Regulated - Lai Mohammed

On the gunfire opened on Lekki protesters on Tuesday, October 20, the actor said the messages he saw on social media were unbelievable, adding that Nigeria would be destroyed in the next 5 years if actions are not taken.

However, reacting to Elliot's speech, Davido in his tweet said that the lawmaker destroyed all the childhood memories he gave him.

See Davido, Other Celebrities tweets below

 

 

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