Aliyu Abdullahi, sponsor of the bill seeking to check hate speech, says the death penalty aspect will be amended in line with the wish of Nigerians.
Abdullahi said this in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday.
He said the bill will undergo some fine-tuning to ensure that the clauses contained in its provisions to be passed into law reflect the views of Nigerians.
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He added that the Senate will accept contributions and input by critics and supporters of the bill, saying such will go a long way towards giving Nigerians the law to address the disturbing trend of hate speech.