Twitter Suspension: Respect right to freedom of expression – Sweden cautions Buhari Govt

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Twitter Suspension: Respect right to freedom of expression – Sweden cautions Buhari Govt

Twitter Suspension: Respect right to freedom of expression – Sweden cautions Buhari Govt

Sweden has reacted to the Federal Government’s suspension of the operations of the micro blogging and social networking service, Twitter.

WITHIN NIGERIA reports that the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed had announced the “indefinite” suspension in a statement on Friday by his spokesman Segun Adeyemi.

Sweden’s embassy in Nigeria, in a terse post via its Twitter handle, noted Nigerians have the constitutional right to exercise their freedom of expression.

It further stated that the constitutional right must be respected.

“Nigerians have a constitutional right to exercise their freedom of expression and a right to access of information. This must be respected.

“Safeguarding free, independent media and civic spaces for democratic voices is an important part of Sweden’s #DriveForDemocracy #TwitterBan,” Sweden stated.

Twitter was suspended days after it deleted a threat tweet against South East by President Buhari.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed explained that Nigerians were using Twitter to perpetuate activities capable of undermining the corporate existence of Nigeria.

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