American microblogging and social networking service, Twitter says it’s working to restore access for all Nigerians who rely on social media site to communicate and connect with the world.
The Nigerian government on Friday indefinitely suspended Twitter operations in the country, accusing the microblogging platform of undermining Nigeria’s existence.
In a post on its public policy handle on Saturday, Twitter said access to open internet is an essential human right, adding that it is concerned about the restrictions placed on its operations in Nigeria.
The company said, “We are deeply concerned by the blocking of Twitter in Nigeria. Access to the free and #OpenInternet is an essential human right in modern society. We will work to restore access for all those in Nigeria who rely on Twitter to communicate and connect with the world.”
By Abel Ejikeme