Nigerians may soon have unrestrained access to Twitter as the presidency has said the suspension is temporary
Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu gave the hint in a statement explaining the main reason while the social media platform was suspended
The information minister, Lai Mohammed made the announcement of the Twitter suspension Operation on Friday, June 4.
However, The presidency has described the suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria as temporary,
Also giving hints that Nigerians may soon have unfettered access to the microblogging platform soon.
Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu releases the statement containing the hint on Saturday, June 5.
Shedding more lights on the Twitter suspension, Shehu described the government’s action as “temporary”.
The statement read partly: “The temporary suspension of Twitter is not just a response to the removal of the President’s post.”
Shehu explained that there “has been a litany of problems with the social media platform in Nigeria”,
adding that the company has failed to address the issues.
However, The minister of information and culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced Twitter’s suspension in a
statement issued in Abuja on Friday, June 4.
He cited as the reason for the action the alleged persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable o
f undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.
The development has attracted national outrage and reactions from the international community even as Twitter
promised to do all it can to ensure Nigerians have access to its platform once again.
Presidency Gives Hint on lifting Twitter Suspension.
By Taiyelolu A.