President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan has finally spoken concerning the suspension of Twitter’s operations in Nigeria by the Federal Government.
Speaking with journalists at the national assembly in Abuja on Friday, Lawan stated that the country needs Twitter.
He expressed optimism that the federal government and Twitter will eventually resolve their differences.
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“The honorable minister of information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, informed Nigerians that they are talking with Twitter to resolve this matter. Our belief is that Nigeria needs Twitter just as much as Twitter needs Nigeria,” he said.
“We believe that the matter between Twitter and the federal government of Nigeria will be resolved.
“But beyond that, I’m an optimist, I believe all of us will have learnt our lessons.”