The Nigerian Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has revealed during a press conference today, that CNN should be sanctioned for releasing the video on Lekki Tollgate and allowing it to circulate on social media without verification.
The Minister made this known at the press conference he held today in Abuja to address the CNN video that was released yesterday.
Lai Mohammed also used the opportunity to reiterate on the government’s decision to regulate social media, saying that “social media regulation is a must”.
It should be recalled that the American media company, CNN released a video on its findings concerning the alleged massacre that happened at the Lekki Tollgate on the 20th of October, 2020. The Nigerian Minister of Information has not revealed that the media company should be sanctioned.
He said, ” For releasing the Video and allowing it to circulate on social media without verification, CNN should be sanctioned”