President Buhari has spoken against the unscrupulous elements behind fake news which they spread via social media
The president made this known while addressing world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly in New York.
According to President Buhari, “Social Media cannot be allowed to continue to facilitate d spread of religious, racist, xenophobic & false messages capable of inciting whole communities against each other, leading to loss of lives. This could tear some countries apart”.
He declared that “No threat is more potent than poverty and exclusion,” noting that, “They are the foul source from which common criminality, insurgency, cross-border crimes, human trafficking and its terrible consequences draw their inspiration.”