The Federal Government has called on the United Kingdom, Canada, European ambassador in Nigeria for a meeting over their joint comments on the suspension of the microbogging sites Twitter in Nigeria.
“I am directed to inform you that following the recent ban on Twitter by the Federal Government and the press statement issued by some heads of diplomatic missions accredited to Nigeria .
Recall that on Friday last week the Ambassadors released a joint statement expressing their displeasure on the Federal Government over the ban of Twitter, saying banning the system of expression is not the answer to Nigerians challenges.
” The measure inhibit access to information and commerce at a moment when Nigeria need to foster inclusive dialogue, and express opinion as well as share vital information in this time of COVID-19 pandemic”.
” The path to a secure Nigeria lies in more and not less Communication to accompany the concerted efforts of Nigeria citizens in dialogue towards unity, peace and prosperity.”