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I wholeheartedly support Buhari’s Twitter ban – Ned Nwoko



Billionaire businessman and politician, Ned Nwoko has said that he is ‘wholeheartedly’ in support of President Muhammadu Buhari’s ban on Twitter.

Nwoko said this while speaking at a June 12 lecture organised by the Correspondents Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Abuja Council.

“On the current issue with Twitter in Nigeria, I wholeheartedly support the position of the Federal Government,” he said.

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According to him, social media needs to be controlled and regulated in countries.

“There should be a measure of control and regulation for social media in countries where they have a presence,” he said.

Nwoko added that social media platforms must pay taxes to governments and provide employment for some Nigerians for the over 100 million population that subscribed to their services.

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Recall the Buhari-led government suspended Twitter indefinitely in Nigeria citing the persistent use of the platform for activities capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence.

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