- The Nigerian government’s lifting of the Twitter ban has generated reactions from several quarters.
- One such reaction came from a senior Nigerian advocate and Minister of State for Labor and Employment Festus Keyamo
- Keyamo said Nigeria would be better off if all the conditions met by microblogging site company Twitter were met
Minister of State for Labor and Employment Festus Keyamo said Nigeria was better off with the terms allegedly met by the microblogging site Twitter.
Keyamo reacted to the lifting of the Twitter ban by the Nigerian federal government on Wednesday, January 12, congratulating the Nigerians.
In his first tweet the minister said that those who favor politics over patriotism admitted, can now see that Nigeria is better off with the conditions met by the microblogging company.
“For those who prioritized politics over patriotism and displayed dishonest righteousness in blocking Twitter, now with all the FG terms that Twitter agreed to, Nigeria is better off after all. Congratulations, Nigeria. “
Nigerians respond to Keyamo’s first tweet since June 2021
However, in response to Keyamo’s very first tweet since June 5th, when The FG banned the social media site, Nigerians said it was not yet clear to citizens what conditions Twitter met.
A Twitter user, Omoh Fela, said, It is worrying that only the FG continued to speak about the fulfilled conditions without the microblogging company publishing an explanation on the subject.
For another user, John Paul, Nigeria has gained more from the FG in all areas since the Twitter ban.
Some other responses to Keyamo’s statement include those who say the ban is the killing of Citizens in different states or even banditry and kidnapping by criminals does not stop.
These Nigerians also said that with the ban, instead of improving into harsh conditions and poverty, the country’s economy continued to shrink.
FG is finally lifting the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria < / h2>
After about seven months, the Nigerian government announced that it has now lifted the suspension of Twitter operations in the country.
Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi, the director general of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), has made the decision of the FG to lift the ban publicly.
Abdullahi stated that the development of the President Buhari’s approval followed.
He said that the lifting of the suspension would take effect from Thursday, January 13th at 12:00 p.m.
Twitter sends an important message to Nigerians after Buhari lifts his suspension
Twitter has claimed that it is still committed to using their website as a platform for solid national conversations.
The social media site said so after the President Buhari-led federal government lifted the business interruption.
Twitter added that it will not fail to incorporate various views that will improve its service to everyone and everyone.