Nigerians Rejoice As Twitter Deletes Buhari’s ‘Genocidal Tweet’

Nigerians have recommended the CEO of Microblogging platform, Twitter, Jack Dorsey for deleting President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet the place he threatened to deal with Nigerians “misbehaving” in “the language they understand”.

This was contained within the final a part of his Twitter thread on Tuesday.


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The tweet reads, “Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand.”




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The President’s Twitter account was reported by Nigerians who understood the final a part of the thread as threats in opposition to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and its navy wing, the Eastern Security Network (ESN).

Many reminded Buhari of the results of the Nigerian Civil War which lasted from 1967 to 1970, stating that such should not be repeated.

Also, social media customers likened President’s assertion to that of the previous United States President Donald Trump which earned the latter a everlasting suspension.

Following widespread condemnation of the tweet, Twitter deleted the message on Wednesday.

The platform stated the actual message by the Nigerian President violated its guidelines.

Nigerians have taken to the platform to applaud Twitter’s CEO, Jack for deleting the tweet. 

However, the bulk acknowledged that the only motion of deleting the tweet is just not sufficient, calling for a brief ban on the President’s Twitter account.

Some famous that the account must be completely banned because of the handler’s fixed behavior of blocking feedback.

Thank you @Jack. @MBuhari is a risk to life and property of the individuals he ought to guard. Please do effectively to indefinitely delete his account if such tweets from him proceed.

— Maverick (@architectINTJ) June 2, 2021

Who is he that twitter can not droop? Let him requested Donald Trump how far…😏

— Jane Chris (@JannyKristo) June 2, 2021

Unfortunately, Twitter won’t be able to delete the genocidal mindset from his psychic.

The 97%-5% remark has all the time proven his sturdy aversion for the Igbos coupled with the heavy militarization of a often peaceable area.

— Emem 📚 🖋 (@EmemXavierAtat) June 2, 2021

I commend @Twitter for deleting @MBuhari’s tweet threatening Civil War 2 on Nigeria’s SE. It was a most irresponsible tweet and Nigerians are grateful to @Jack for speaking that motion. But please don’t cease there. Delete his account. Buhari is a menace to the world#TableShaker

— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) June 2, 2021

The web page ought to be deleted from Twitter. He won’t enable Nigerians touch upon his web page as a result of he lacks empathy. We had been warned!

— Victoria Okpanachi (@jodale_V) June 2, 2021

Does it imply they cannot droop his account? If they will droop that of Trump I see no purpose why they should not droop Buhari’s personal. Do the needful Twitter, do not go in opposition to your guidelines.

— Mayaki Darlington (@El_147mayaki) June 2, 2021

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Nigerians Rejoice As Twitter Deletes Buhari’s ‘Genocidal Tweet’

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