#TwitterBan: Adeboye And Others Will Be Brought To Justice – Lai Mohammed Assures


Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, said Attorney General Abubakar Malami will guarantee that Nigerians who utilized Twitter after the central government restricted it, including Pastor Enoch Adeboye, be indicted.

Lai Mohammed

When inquired as to whether Mr Adeboye will be indicted for utilizing Twitter, the Minister demonstrated this in a meeting with BBC Africa Focus on Monday, in spite of supporting his utilization of the stage with Article 19 of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

“Everybody has the privilege to opportunity of thought and articulation,” as indicated by Article 19 of the UDHR, “which incorporates the opportunity to hold feelings without impedance and the opportunity to look for, get, and bestow data and thoughts through any methods and paying little mind to outskirts.”

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In the meeting, Mr Mohammed focused on that Nigeria’s proceeded with utilization of Twitter is imperiling the country’s corporate presence.

“The public authority has suspended uncertainly, the tasks of Twitter in Nigeria in view of the steady utilization of the stage for exercises that are fit for subverting Nigeria’s corporate presence and the public authority

“Additionally guided the National Broadcasting Commission to promptly start the way toward authorizing all online media tasks in Nigeria,” he said.

Mr Malami, he guarantees, is in charge and has a ultimate conclusion on whether to indict somebody.

“The principal legal officer has clarified that in the event that anybody abuses the guideline, that such individual will be indicted. I think it is the privilege of the head legal officer to conclude who to arraign,” he said.