Nigerian social media influencer, Dr. Olufunmilayo has fired back at lawmaker, Desmond Elliot after he denied supporting a bill aimed at regulation and control of free speech on social media.

Desmond Elliot social media bill

Recall we reported earlier that the lawmaker had denied allegation of being one of those pushing an anti-social media bill to stifle free speech.

Desmond Elliot social media bill

Reacting to the lawmaker’s denial of the allegation, Dr Olufunmilayo challenged him to release to the world a video of what he said about celebrities and influencers.

He also dared the lawmaker representing Surulere constituency to let the whole world see a video of what he said about social media regulation.

Sharing a link which supposedly captured the Lagos State House of Assembly plenary yesterday, the social media influencer alleged that Desmond Elliot blamed celebrities/influencers for the carnage and also advocated for a social media regulation bill.

He also alleged that the video evidence on the website of the Lagos state house of assembly has been taken down.

He tweeted, “Dear Desmond Elliot. Thanks for your quick correction. In the spirit of honesty and transparency, can you please release to the world what you said about celebs and influencers, can you also let the whole world see the video of what you said about social media regulation? Thanks”

In a rejoinder, Olufunmilayo wrote, “On today’s plenary session,
I have reliable information Desmond Elliot blamed celebs/influencers for the carnage and went ahead to advocate social media regulation bill.

The link to the video is
It has been tampered with. Can they pls release the video?”

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