Kano users laud FG for suspending Twitter in Nigeria




A cross-section of Kano residents has commended the Federal government for suspending access to Twitter, a microblogging and social media network.

Some of the residents who spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, in Kano, expressed joy over the suspension.

Mr Yunusa Abdulkadir, a university student, described the suspension by the Federal Government as timely.

He said: “Although I do a lot of scholarly research on crypto currency and other issues related to my field of study on twitter, I am happy with the suspension.”

Mr Usman Kabir, another respondent, said he opened an account since the advent of Twitter, but their mode of operations had never appealed to him.

“The platform has bred very disrespectful people, who spoke in many languages and insulted everyone, since there was no regulation.

“The suspension is in fact long over due, because the country has suffered a lot as a result of mobilisation by some unpatriotic citizens who want…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper