Naija News understands that the Nigerian Pastor took to his Twitter handle on the micro-blogging site to express his reaction over the proposed fine.
Apostle Suleman in his reaction said there was a clear difference between freedom of speech and hate speech.
Apostle Suleman alleged that the new move by the federal government was in a deliberate attempt to silence the people.
Read his tweet below.
Just read about N5m fine for hate speech…there is a thin line btw freedom of speech/hate speech..this is a deliberate attempt to silence people..we could back date its implentation to 2014..
— Apst Johnson Suleman (@APOSTLESULEMAN) October 11, 2019