The National Youth Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Ismaeel Ahmed, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government didn’t boycott the utilization of Twitter, it just suspended its tasks.
He said this at a question and answer session proclaiming the rescheduled Progressive Youths Conference presently to hold one week from now.
Ahmed said, “The public authority didn’t boycott online media as a many individuals will hint. It is vital that we realize that on the grounds that Facebook is as yet in activity, Instagram is as yet in activity, WhatsApp is as yet in activity, and a ton of other web-based media stages are as yet in activity.
“Truth be told, a few group will reveal to you Twitter is for the tip top youngsters and not really for the overall population.
“I think there are undeniably a greater number of supporters on Facebook in Nigeria than there are on Twitter. In any case, safe house said that, it is as yet a vital mode for individuals.
“In this way, whatever it is that the public authority felt to suspend Twitter, not boycott, there was a suspension and obviously, there is a discussion going on between the public authority and the delegates of Twitter and I’m certain it will be settled.”
Ismaeel who is likewise an individual from the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary National Convention Planning Committee, additionally said while he was by and by upset about the suspension of the tasks of the microblogging website, he experienced no difficulty relating to the central government for taking the choice on the grounds that the webpage went too far by erasing a tweet by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).
Talking about the proposed meeting, Ismaeel said President Buhari has consented to announce open the occasion which will be held at the International Conference Center, Abuja, on Monday, June 21, 2021.