The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Saturday, says the shutting down of Twitter in Nigeria has uncovered President Muhammadu Buhari’s plan to Islamize the nation.
Nigeria’s data and tradition minister Lai Mohammed had introduced Twitter’s suspension in a press release by his media aide, Segun Adeyemi.
The suspension by the Nigerian authorities comes days after a submit by President Muhammadu Buhari on the 1967 civil struggle was deleted by the microblogging platform.
The suspension of the social networking service was additionally shared on the Twitter deal with of the Federal Ministry of Information, which has since generated reactions from some Nigerians on Twitter.
The Nigerian authorities’s spokesman cited “the persistent use of the platform for activities capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence” as the rationale for the suspension.
Reacting in a press release by its spokesperson, Emma Powerful, IPOB stated the ban on the microblogging platform in Nigeria confirmed that Nigeria was beneath “hostage by Islamic fundamentalists and terror apologists.”
The separatist group described President Buhari as a tyrant.
“This depraved motion of the Fulani-controlled federal authorities is nothing however a affirmation that Nigeria is beneath hostage by Islamic fundamentalists and terror apologists.
“This is additional proof that Buhari is a tyrant and dictator whose solely agenda is to Fulanise and Islamise Nigeria.
“The tyrant Buhari was not the one President to be sanctioned by Twitter for posting hate speech however none of them ever shut down the platform of their nation. As highly effective as the previous US President Donald Trump was, he by no means ordered the flattening of Twitter platform from the US when the social media big suspended his account,” the group stated.