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Pastor Adeboye, Kumuyi: Malami’ll prosecute those using Twitter in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed




The Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed has reacted to the choice of Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, to defy the ban on Twitter in Nigeria.


Mohammed stated the ability to determine who to prosecute for utilizing Twitter regardless of the ban lied with the Lawyer Common of the Federation, Abubakar Malami.

He said this in an interview with BBC Africa Concentrate on Monday night time, when requested if Adeboye shall be prosecuted for utilizing Twitter.

Recall that Adeboye had justified his use of Twitter with Article 19 of the United Nations, UN, Common Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Pastor Adeboye tweets, insists RCCG won’t adjust to FG’s Twitter ban

In a tweet, the RCCG Common Overseer stated the church is domiciled in over 70 international locations of the world, therefore the necessity to proceed tweeting.

Nonetheless, Mohammed insisted that Nigerians who accessed Twitter, together with Adeboye, after the ban, can be prosecuted.

The minister burdened that using Twitter was undermining Nigeria’s company existence.

“The federal government has suspended indefinitely, the operations of Twitter in Nigeria due to the persistent use of the platform for actions which can be able to undermining Nigeria’s company existence and the federal government

“Additionally directed the Nationwide Broadcasting Fee to right away begin the method of licencing all social media operations in Nigeria.

“The attorney-general has made it clear that if anybody violates the regulation, that such particular person shall be prosecuted. I feel it’s the proper of the attorney-general to determine who to prosecute,” he stated.

In the meantime, the founding father of Deeper Life Bible Church, Williams Kumuyi additionally disobeyed the Twitter ban.

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