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Malami, Fashola, others to engage Twitter over ban

THE Federal Government of Nigeria, on Tuesday, appointed the Honourable Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, Honourable Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo and others to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria.

It was a learnt that that the approval was announced in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who will chair the team.

This was announced in a statement in Abuja,  by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who will chair the team.

The Federal Government’s team also comprises the Attorney General of the Federation and Honourable Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, Honourable Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and Honourable Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo as well as other relevant government agencies.

Following the indefinite suspension of its operations in Nigeria, for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence, Twitter wrote to President Buhari seeking to engage with the Federal Government over the suspension, with a view to charting a path forward.

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