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Twitter refused FG’s request to delete Nnamdi Kanu’s account — Presidency




The Federal Authorities has mentioned that Twitter rejected its demand to delete the account of the chief of Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu.


Lai Mohammed, Minister of Info and Tradition, made this identified on “Politics Nationwide,’’ a Radio Nigeria call-in programme.

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He mentioned it was unfair to conclude that Twitter was suspended within the nation as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari’s message was deleted.

He accused Twitter of constantly providing its platform to advertise agenda that had been inimical to the company existence of Nigeria, including that the federal government was unambiguous that the motion was taken as a result of the platform was getting used to advertise the views of those that wished to destabilise the clime.

“Twitter has turn out to be a platform of alternative for a specific separatist promoter.

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“The promoter constantly used the platform to direct his loyalists to kill Nigerian troopers and policemen, run-down INEC workplaces and destroy all symbols of Nigeria’s sovereignty.

“Each try to influence Twitter to disclaim its platform to this separatist chief was not taken critical,’’ he mentioned.

Recall that Twitter had final week deleted a tweet by the chief of the Indigenous Individuals of Biafra, IPOB.

Nnamdi Kanu had vowed that any soldier despatched to the Southeast by the Nigerian Authorities will die.

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