Nigeria And Twitter Need Each Other – Lawan

Ahmed Lawan has said that Nigeria and Twitter need each other.

Glamtush reports that the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan has called for a resolution of the disagreement between the Federal Government and Twitter, stressing that Nigeria and the social media platform need each other.

Lawan said this during a press conference on Friday in Abuja following the Federal Government’s suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria.

“Nigeria needs Twitter just as Twitter needs Nigeria,” he said, one week after the suspension which has triggered an outcry in the country.

He welcomed the idea of a dialogue between the Nigerian government and the microblogging site, saying the Senate has been criticised for not coming out with a position on the ban.

“Many Nigerians are opposing the ban which has been condemned by foreign governments and international organisations,” the lawmaker added.

Recall that the Federal Government of Nigeria had last week announced the indefinite suspension of Twitter in the country.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed while announcing the suspension cited the persistent use of the platform for activities that are “capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.”

READ ALSO  Nigeria Records 594 Fresh COVID-19 Cases, Lagos Tops Daily Chart As Nigeria Nears 23,000 Cases

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.