President Muhammadu Buhari has authorized the composition of a crew to interact with the microblogging platform, Twitter on behalf of the Nigerian authorities.
The authorities not too long ago suspended Twitter operations within the nation after the positioning deleted a remark posted on Buhari’s web page, vowing to cope with secessionists like Biafra agitation was dealt in the course of the civil warfare of 1967–1970, in tens of millions of individuals have been killed.
Many individuals, largely have been additionally starved to demise, so Buhari’s remark was described as distasteful by many Nigerians, who requested Twitter to delete the tweet.
However, POLITICS NIGERIA gathered that the approval was introduced in an announcement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who will chair the crew.
The Federal Government’s crew additionally includes the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo in addition to different related authorities companies.
Information and tradition minister, Mohammed had stated Twitter reached out to the federal government for talks over the ban.