President Muhammadu Buhari has received an official letter from microblogging and social networking service provider, Twitter. 

Twitter wrote to Buhari seeking to engage with the Federal Government over the suspension of its operation in Nigeria, Daily Dates Nigeria reports.

Following this development, Buhari has approved the composition of the Federal Government’s Team to engage with Twitter over the recent suspension of the operations of the microblogging and social networking service in Nigeria.


The approval was announced in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who will chair the team.

The Federal Government’s team also comprises the Attorney General of the Federation and Honourable Minister of Justice, Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Honourable Minister of Foreign Affairs, Honourable Minister of Works and Housing, Honourable Minister of State for Labour and Employment as well as other relevant
government agencies.