Date: June 23, 2021, 06:38:00 AM
We suspect Twitter’s role in Biafra agitation – FG: Politics : Nigerialog.com - Nigeria's Premier Online Forum
Buhari had in series of tweet on Tuesday via is verified Twitter handle @MBuhari tweeted: “Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand.”
Following several complaints, Twitter deleted the tweet, stating: “This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules”.
He said: “Twitter may have its own rules, it’s not the universal rule. If Mr. President, anywhere in the world feels very bad and concern about a situation, he is free to express such views. Now, we should stop comparing apples with oranges. If an organisation is proscribed, it is different from any other which is not proscribed.
“You see, we are not going to be be fooled by anybody. We have a country to rule and we will do so to the best of our ability. Twitter mission in Nigeria citing those two examples is very suspect. What is their agenda?
Asked why Shiek Ahmad Gumi whose comments that have been justifying Boko Haram actions has not been picked, the minister said: “You are again mixing things. If an organisation is proscribed abinitio, that organization does not exist in that country.