PDP urges Senate to scrap social media bill

By Peter Usman

Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has urged the National Assembly, NASS to kill the Social Media Bill before it.

The National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, stated this in his address at the PDP National Youth Summit for the South-East geopolitical zone, held in Anambra state on Friday.

Secondus said that passing the bill would kill the innovativeness and energy of Nigerian youths.

According to him, soon, Nigerian youths will develop an alternative source for electricity for Nigeria to have constant power for its industries, including other ideas that will create jobs.

“I believe in the youths, the capacity of the youths, the intellectual capacity of the youths, the PDP believe that it is only the youths that can sit to create wealth and millions of jobs, using new technology, that is the way to go.

“We rely on youths across this nation, that is why our policy as a party is that all the states controlled by the PDP must include youths in their structures and provide a platform for them to research and innovate.

“The social media bill before the national assembly must be killed, our leaders in NASS are here if they go ahead to tamper with what is already existing, it means that our youths cannot make progress like their counterparts in other countries including Kenya,” he said.

He However, urged Nigerian youths to be law-abiding.

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