Twitter suspension: Rights must be protected, Canadian envoy tells FG

The Canadian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Nicolas Simard, says the Nigerian government should regard the privileges of its residents including the right to speak freely.

Simard said this in a progression of tweets with #TwitterBan while responding to the suspension of Twitter by the Federal Government.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had declared the suspension of Twitter following the choice of the online media goliath to erase a tweet by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari

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Reacting, Simard tweeted, “The right to speak freely of discourse utilized mindfully on the web and disconnected, and admittance to solid data are key common liberties ensured by Nigeria’s constitution and a foundation of popularity based life all throughout the planet.

“These common freedoms ought to be completely secured while forestalling incendiary manner of speaking and disdain discourse that could fuel strain and struggle.”

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