Twitter ban in Nigeria: ‘There is no valid reason to do it’ – Salam slams FG

Bamidele Salam, the member representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo in the House of Representatives has described the indefinite suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria as an encroachment on the right to free speech.

The lawmaker, in a post via his Twitter handle, stated that he was totally against the suspension by the Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government.

He tweeted, “Just before dark. I am totally against this Twitter ban by @MBuhari, the Nigerian President.

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“There is no valid reason to do it. It encroaches on the right to free speech and casts Nigeria in a very bad light.”

AllBaze Media Team and we Verified This News from DAILYPOST.COM and According to DAILY POST reports that the Federal Government through the Ministry of Information and Culture had on Friday announced the indefinite suspension of the microblogging and social networking service, Twitter in Nigeria.

The suspension was announced by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed in a statement issued in Abuja who cited the persistent use of the platform for activities that are

capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.

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