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Desist from hate-speech, cyberbullying, during campaigns – Police warn politicians

As political parties and candidates prepare for the commencement of campaigns, the police have cauntioned politicians and their supporters against engaging in hate-speech and cyberbullying.

In an interview on Friday, Force Public Relations Officer, Muyiwa Adejobi, warned that Police will not hesitate to prosecute anyone found using campaign platforms to stir hatred or spew invective.

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has fixed September 28, 2022 for the commencement of campaigns for the Presidential and National Assembly elections, and October 12, 2022 for the Governorship and State Houses of Assembly campaigns.

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