Federal Government Bans Open Letters

14 Jan 2014

Federal Government Bans Open Letters

 


Abuja – The Nigerian senate has secretly passed a bill banning the authoring and publishing of so-called open letters. It is believed that the clandestine passing of the new law was at the behest of President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan who has been the subject of most of the recently published open letters.


Speaking anonymously, a member of the senate informed our reporter that the law stipulates a minimum sentence of twenty years in prison for people who continue to write open letters.


According to the lawmaker, only authorised persons will be allowed to write open letters. To get authorisation, would be open letter writers would need to apply for an open letter permit and submit a copy of the letter they wish to make open.


The law, the senator claimed, is for the sake of the people because the Bible says people should respect their leaders.


In Nigeria, he said, people are disrespectful of their leaders and in the case of open letters laced with insults directed at Mr President, the authors of such letters are unwittingly invoking the wrath and furry of God upon themselves by insulting their supreme leader.


“Mr President does not want anyone to go to hell because of insulting him,” the senator said. “That is why he as asked us to pass this law.”


-Jowo Mabinu




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O. Coker On 26/12/2014 03:33:01
The law, the senator claimed, is for the sake of the people because the Bible says people should respect their leaders. If Satan casts out Satan, he is divided against himself. How then will his kingdom stand? But he turned, and said to Peter, "Get behind me, Satan! You are a stumbling block to me, for you are not setting your mind on the things of God, but on the things of men." "How can Satan cast out Satan? If Satan has risen up against himself, and is divided, he can't stand, but has an end. The bible did not ask us to respect satan but to command satan to leave in the name of Jesus. Respect is not to be demanded but relative, those who needs respect do not steal from the people and suffer the citizens. This law will catch up with future leaders. Senator note that no advantage may be gained over us by Satan; for we are not ignorant of his schemes.
Johnson Afollabi On 09/07/2014 18:27:02
Please what are the qualities of a good leader? if a leader refuses to acknowledge the qualities of a good leader, no respect should be accorded to him or her.

Tafanda Bitrus On 04/06/2014 06:16:03
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