Twitter was Suspended Because Boko Haram Was Allowed To Be ‘Tweeting’ – APC Reps Member
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A member of the Federal house of Representatives, Hon. Yunusa Ahmad Abubakar has alleged that one of the reasons why Twitter’s operations were suspended in Nigeria by President Buhari-led administration was because of terror sect, Boko Haram.
Ahmad, who is also a member of the house committee on loans, aids and debts management disclosed this while featuring in an interview on Channels TV on Wednesday.
He also alleged that Twitter was suspended because Boko Haram was allowed to be ‘tweeting’.
He disclosed that his constituents have suffered from Boko haram’s activities adding that the ban on Twitter should have come much earlier.
“My constituents have suffered defects of this Boko Haram and they have been using that Twitter, infact that banning should have come much much earlier. So to me my constituents have a relief now”.
Hon. Yunusa, who hails from Gombe state, claimed that Twitter was escalating the Boko Haram insurgency and when the interviewer asked why he said so, the honourable house member replied; “They have been allowed to be tweeting…the insurgents…They have been allowed to be tweeting”.
Recalls that Twitter was suspended from operating in Nigeria last week.The suspension was announced a day after the micro-blogging platform delete a tweet from the President’s handle for violating its terms and conditions.