A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has said he will throw his weight behind the controversial hate speech bill if the first victims to be sanctioned are President Muhammadu Buhari; National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai; Minister of State for Labour, Festus Keyamo; and Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi.
Fani-Kayode disclosed this yesterday, December 2nd on his verified page on micro-blogging site, Twitter.
According to the PDP chieftain, the bill will get his support if the aforementioned persons are the first to be hanged for their hateful words over the years.
“I will support the Hate Speech Bill if its provisions are made retroactive & if its first victims are Buhari, Bola Tinubu, Lai Mohammed, Nasir El Rufai, Festus Keyamo & Rotimi Amaechi. Promise to hang them first for their hateful words over the years & the Bill gets my support,” Fani-Kayode tweeted.