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Twitter has agreed to conditions laid out by FG- Keyamo


Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo has that the social media glant, Twitter  has agreed to conditions laid out by the government.

It will be recalled that Twitter was banned by the Federal Government in June 2021.

The Minister,  made this known on Sunday during an interview with Channels Television

He said that the committee set up by the Federal Government to review the operations of the microblogging platform has made significant progress.

Keyamo, who is also a member of the committee, the Federal Government suspended the platform to recalibrate the relationship between the both parties.

“The reason the president took that step is to recalibrate our relationship with Twitter and not to drive them away from our country.

“That recalibration, we have started it and the President graciously added me to the committee.

“We also set up a technical committee to interface with Twitter and come up with a lot of conditions for them to fulfill for us to lift the suspension.

“It was Twitter that reached out to the Federal Government to say they want to know what and what they can do to straighten up the relationship with the Federal Government and so, we have gone far but I may not, at this forum, let out a lot but we gave them a lot of conditions and they have agreed to all the conditions,” he stated.