The Minister of information and culture, Lai Mohammed has openly announced that the Attorney-General of the federation, Abubakar Malami would guarantee that violators of the Nigerian Twitter ban will be punished and prosecuted.
The minister revealed his instinct during his interview with BBC Africa focus on Monday which has best proven his grieve.
According to him, he outlined that Pastors who have violated the law like Pastor Adeboye will be prosecuted which has spanked reactions online.
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In his words, he said:
“The government has suspended indefinitely, the operations of Twitter in Nigeria because of the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence and the government”
“Also directed the National Broadcasting Commission to immediately commence the process of licencing all social media operations in Nigeria,”
“The attorney-general has made it clear that if anyone violates the regulation, that such person will be prosecuted. I think it is the right of the attorney-general to decide who to prosecute”