Reps Reject Lifting Of Twitter Ban

The House of Representatives, on Thursday, rejected the lifting of Twitter suspension.

The rejection came while the House was considering the report of its Committee on the matter.

Recall that the House had mandated its Committees on Information, ICT, Intelligence, and Orientation to investigate the circumstances of the by the federal government.

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At the consideration of the report, the Deputy Minority Leader of the House, Toby Okechukwu suggested an amendment to one of the recommendations.

It states “That the should take into cognizance the negative effect of the Twitter on Nigerians who depend on the platform for their livelihood,” and lift the suspension.

Seconded by another member, the motion was however rejected by the majority of the House when put to vote.

 

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