Nigeria’s primary resistance, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has approached the US, UK, Canada and different individuals from the International Communities to force a visa restriction on President Muhammadu Buhari and his bureau.
Naija News reports that the PDP settled on the decision following the choice of the government to wrongfully suspend the activities of Twitter in Nigeria.
In an articulation to newsmen on Wednesday endorsed by the gathering’s representative, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP blamed the public authority for disregarding the UN International Charter on Human Rights.
As per the gathering, the prohibiting of Twitter is an unmistakable infringement of Article 19 of the UN Charter just as area 39 of the 1999 Constitution (as altered), which ensured opportunity of articulation to all Nigerians.
The gathering likewise asks the world bodies to likewise endorse the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami just as specific heads of the APC for their individual parts in the boycott forced on Twitter notwithstanding related provocations and dangers to Nigerians.
The assertion peruses to some degree:
The PDP desires the nations to bar President Buhari, Lai Mohammed, Abubakar Malami and their relatives from entering their domains for any private purposes at all.
For the aversion of uncertainty, Article 19 of the UN Charter on Human Rights gives that “Everybody has the privilege to opportunity of assessment and articulation; this right incorporates opportunity to hold assessment without impedance and to look for, get and sway data and thoughts through any media and paying little mind to outskirts”
Along these lines, area 39 (1) of the 1999 Constitution (as corrected) gives that “each individual will be qualified for opportunity of articulation, including opportunity to hold suppositions and to get and grant thoughts and data without impedance”.
Our gathering holds that the threesome of President Buhari, Lai Mohammed and Abubakar Malami and their representatives can’t keep on getting a charge out of strategic advantages and rights reached out by uprightness of their workplaces in Nigeria, while simultaneously glaringly mocking the UN Charter, which Nigeria is a signatory to, just as the 1999 Constitution (as altered) whereupon arrangements they hold office.
This is all the more so as the smothering of data stream as being seen in the prohibition on Twitter further establishes an empowering climate for maltreatment of basic freedoms and demonstrations of psychological warfare in our country.
The PDP approaches the global local area to hold the triplet of President Buhari, Lai Mohammed and Malami liable for the raised maltreatment of basic liberties, protected infringement just as the circumstances that encourage psychological militants, desperados, ruffians and hoodlums in our country.
Moreover, our gathering has initiated the assemblage of a rundown of APC pioneers, associated with encroaching on the privileges of Nigerians for ahead transmission to the UN and other world bodies for sanctions.