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Nigeria needs Twitter, says Senate President, Lawan


Senate President Ahmad Lawan has spoken out about the controversial suspension of micro blogging and social network platform Twitter by the Federal Government.

Acccording to him, Nigeria and Twitter need each other, saying that there is need for amicable resolution of the fracas with Twitter.

He said this during a briefing in Abuja to mark the second anniversary of the 9th Senate.

He said: “Our belief is that Nigeria needs Twitter just as Twitter needs Nigeria.

“Our expectation is that we will be able to resolve this issue.

” But beyond that, I am optimistic and I believe that all of us would have learnt our lessons. ”

He  assures that the nation would overcome its security challenges.

He added:” I believe this is the worst level we could get to. We cannot go beyond this level, it could only be better.

“i believe we are going to gave a reversal of this situation very soon. We shouldn’t despair, we shouldn’t be despondent. We should have hope and optimism that our situation will be better.”