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Buhari’s Helper Fizzles As Twitter Picks Ghana As African HQ

Senior Uncommon Partner to the President on Media and Exposure, Garba Shehu

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NIGERIANS have taken to web-based media to spread the word about their feelings after long range interpersonal communication administration, Twitter, chosen to make Ghana its African base camp

Twitter prime supporter, Jack Dorsey, uncovered on Monday that it had at long last set up an office in Africa and it would be in Ghana.

“Twitter is currently present on the landmass. Much thanks to you Ghana and President Nana Akufo-Addo,” he tweeted.

Responding, Ghana’s Leader expressed gratitude toward Twitter for its choice, adding that he had met with Dorsey and he was sure the move would be the start of new things.

Akufo-Addo tweeted, “The decision of Ghana as HQ for Twitter’s Africa tasks is fantastic information. The public authority and Ghanaians invite a lot of this declaration and the certainty rested in our country.”

The turn of events, in any case, caused a progression of responses on Twitter which is accepted to be the most extreme interpersonal organization.

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The current system drove by the President, Significant General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has in late time looked for stiffer punishments for people who “abuse online media”.

The Senate is presently pondering on Assurance from Web Lie and Controls Bill 2019 usually known as the Counter web-based media bill.

It tries to condemn the utilization of the web-based media in hawking bogus or vindictive data. It was supported by Congressperson Mohammed Musa, an individual from the President’s gathering, the All Reformists Congress.

Another individual from the President’s gathering, Adamu Garba, had a year ago sued Twitter for supporting the #EndSARS fights, yet he later pulled out the case.

Responding to the advancement on Monday, Garba tweeted, “I implore Ghanaians would not permit their nation to be utilized as a stage for the organization of disturbance on the African web space.

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Adamu Garba, others respond as Twitter picks Ghana as African base camp

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“Nigeria is more secure with the bad faith of Twitter. We will need to enhance our strategies for end of phony news on the data space.

“They simply disdain Nigeria since they realize that the lone country that can be the following African super force, completely just, exceptionally portable populace and great working age populace is Nigeria

“Twitter came to Ghana to target Nigerian market. They will not concede they need us, yet we know.”

An individual from the People groups Progressive alliance, Oke Umurhohwo tweeted, “Another Enormous L for Nigeria who notwithstanding having the greatest dynamic online media clients, we got disregarded for Ghana. This is clearly a direct result of the counter business strategies of APC and Buhari. Disgraceful!”

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@ananabannamdi tweeted, “Generally dependent on course reading definition, Nigeria is the biggest economy in Africa and most likely the biggest web-based media connecting with biological system in Africa also. Tragically, the idea of political seizing, state catch, awful administration and more wantonness has made us slash another “L” once more!”

“In any case, Jack, Nigeria has one of the greatest Twitter presence in Africa. Try not to stress, FG will make simplicity of working together much better,” @Morris_Monye tweeted.

In any case, Buhari’s associate, Tolu Ogunlesi, made light of the turn of events, saying Facebook had additionally declared that it would be opening an office in Lagos.

“Ghana got Twitter, Nigeria got Facebook (operational H2 2021). God be applauded. We should be glad for one another. Not all things are battle, dears. Ghana, congrats,” he tweeted.

Facebook’s African central command is in South Africa.

Written by Edet Esah

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