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President Buhari reportedly approves the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria

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After about seven months, the Nigerian authorities mentioned it has now lifted the suspension of Twitter operations within the nation.

In line with The Nation, the choice was introduced by Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, the chairman of the Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement and director-general of Nationwide Info Expertise Growth Company (NITDA).

Kashifu, in an announcement in Abuja, mentioned the approval was given following a memo written to the President by the minister of communications and digital financial system, Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim, The Cable additionally reported.

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He was quoted to have mentioned:

“The Federal Authorities of Nigeria (FGN) directs me to tell the general public that President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, has authorised the lifting of the suspension of Twitter operation in Nigeria efficient from 12am tonight, thirteenth January 2022.

“The approval was given following a memo written to the President by the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economic system, Prof Isa Ali Ibrahim.

“Within the Memo, the Minister up to date and requested the President’s approval for the lifting primarily based on the Technical Committee Nigeria-Twitter Engagement’s suggestion.”

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