The Nationwide Youth Chief of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ismaeel Ahmed, has insisted the President Muhammadu Buhari authorities didn’t ban using Twitter, because it solely suspended its operations.
Ahmed acknowledged this at a press convention on Wednesday, heralding the rescheduled Progressive Youths Convention now to carry subsequent week.
“The federal government didn’t ban social media as lots of people will insinuate. It is vitally essential that we all know that as a result of Fb continues to be in operation, Instagram continues to be in operation, WhatsApp continues to be in operation, and loads of different social media platforms are nonetheless in operation.
“Actually, some individuals will let you know Twitter is for the elite younger individuals and never essentially for most people.
I feel there are much more subscribers on Fb in Nigeria than there are on Twitter. However haven mentioned that, it’s nonetheless a vital medium for individuals.
“So, no matter it’s that the federal government felt to droop Twitter, not even ban, there was a suspension and naturally, there’s a dialog occurring between the federal government and the representatives of Twitter and I’m certain it will likely be resolved,” Ahmed mentioned.