Adamu Garba, former presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Nigerian Government to close down Twitter from Nigeria’s web house.
Garba mentioned Twitter has no proper to take down President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet.
In a tweet, the previous presidential aspirant mentioned the micro-blogging website must be banned in Nigeria.
He wrote: “Twitter has no proper to infuse into our native political affairs. It’s an organization not a authorities.
“By eradicating our democratically elected President’s speech to the individuals of Nigeria, Twitter must be shut down from Nigeria’s web house.
“Twitter needs to get out of Nigeria.”
Twitter has no proper to infuse into our native political affairs. Itâs an organization not a authorities.
By eradicating our democratically elected Presidentâs speech to the individuals of Nigeria, Twitter must shutdown from Nigerian web house.
Twitter must get out of Nigeria.
— Adamu Garba II (@adamugarba) June 3, 2021
Garba in 2020 instituted a $1 billion lawsuit towards Twitter and its founder, Jack Dorsey, on the Federal High Court Abuja, over their alleged function within the #EndSARS protests which led to violence in some elements of the nation, leading to lack of lives and destruction of properties.
Jack had been accused of actively supporting the funding of the #EndSARS protests throughout the nation, as disclosed by Adamu Garba by means of a collection of tweet posts on his official Twitter deal with on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.
Nigerians had known as for the suspension of Buhari’s Twitter account for saying ‘people or teams who wish to destroy his authorities will obtain the shock of their lives.”
Speaking on the destruction of nationwide property, the President had mentioned they might be handled in a language they perceive.
Following the event, on Wednesday, Twitter deleted the remark, saying it violated its guidelines.