Aisha Buhari deactivates Twitter account as tech giant shut down operations in Nigeria
By Kalu Nwokoro Idika
The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha Buhari has deactivated her official Twitter handle after the administration of her husband suspended its operations in Nigeria
Recall that Elombahnews had reported on Friday that the Nigerian Government, through the Minister of Information and Communication, Alhaji Lai Mohammad announced the suspension of Twitter from operating in the country.
The suspension was indefinite as the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed said that Nigerians were using Twitter to mastermind activities that are unhealthy to the corporate existence of Nigeria.
Nigerians can no longer access popular microblogging and social networking service Twitter after the Federal Government deactivated it at the stroke of midnight on Saturday, June 5, 2021.
However, minutes to midnight, First Lady Aisha Buhari, announced that she was deactivating Twitter.
“I will be deactivating my Twitter account for now. Long live Federal Republic of Nigeria,” she posted before promptly deleting her account.