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Ignore FG, keep using your Twitter – National Assembly minority caucus tells Nigerians




The joint minority caucus of the Nationwide Meeting on Wednesday urged customers of suspended microblogging platform, Twitter to disregard the choice of the Federal Authorities and proceed utilizing the medium.


Recall that the FG had final Friday suspended the operation of Twitter in Nigeria for allegedly permitting contents which can be able to threatening the company existence of Nigerians.

Regardless of the ban, most customers have continued to entry the platform by way of using Digital Personal Community (VPN).

Some high politicians together with non secular leaders have defied the ban by tweeting by way of their handles.

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The choice of the joint caucus was contained in a press release issued by Minority Chief Home of Representatives, Ndudi Elumelu, and the Senate Minority Chief, Senator Eyinnaya Abaribe.

The assertion reads partially, “The Joint Minority Caucus acknowledges the provisions of Articles 19 and 20 of the United Nations Constitution on Elementary Human Rights, which Nigeria is a signatory to, in addition to provisions of Sections 39 and 36 (12) of the 1999 Structure (as amended), and notes that by these provisions nobody can be violating any legislation for utilizing twitter in Nigeria.

“As lawmakers, the Joint Caucus is pained by the anguish Nigerians, particularly the youths, who discover using twitter as a way of livelihood and real social interplay, are passing by way of simply because the APC-led Federal Authorities feels slighted that a person’s put up, was deleted by Twitter for moral violation.”

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