Read What Mike Ozekhome Advises Federal Government To Do After The Twitter Ban
While many Nigerians have continued to express their disgust over the recent Twitter ban by the Federal Government of Nigeria, the Human rights lawyer, Mike Ozekhome, SAN, has asked the Federal Government to go beyond the suspension of the micro-blogging site, Twitter, and dissolve the Nigerian people which it has become so allergic to and no longer wants to see or hear about”.
The senior advocate also said the government is trying to cover its atrocities from global exposure with its decision to suspend the operations of Twitter in the country. He made this known in a statement titled, ‘When A Tottering Government Twiddles Twitter’.
Meanwhile, the Diplomatic Missions Canada, the European Union, The Republic of Ireland, the United Kingdom and the United States issue joint statement on a Twitter ban in Nigeria.
“We strongly support the fundamental human right of free expression and access to information as a pillar of democracy in Nigeria as around the world and these rights apply online as well as offline.
Joint Statement re Govt of Nigeria’s Twitter suspension. # TwitterBan”.