America condemns Buhari’s ban of Twitter operation in Nigeria

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United has condemned banning of Twitter in Nigeria, stating that it a violation of Nigerians’ fundamental rights.

United , in a statement by its Embassy in Nigeria, on Saturday, said: “Nigeria’s constitution provides for freedom of expression. ’s recent #Twitterban undermines Nigerians’ ability to this fundamental freedom and sends a poor message to its citizens, investors and businesses.”

statement added that: “Banning social media and curbing every citizen’s ability to seek, receive, and impart information undermines fundamental freedoms.

“As has stated, need for individual expression, open public conversation, and accountability has never been greater.

“The path to a more secure Nigeria lies in more, not less communication, alongside concerted efforts toward unity, , and prosperity. #KeepitOn”