Written by on June 7, 2021

The National President of Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Chief  Christopher Isiguzo has called on the Federal Government to reverse the  ban on Twitter operation in Nigeria .

Chief Christopher Isiguzo stated this while speaking as quest on Radio Rivers weekly current affairs programme spotlight yesterday.

Chief Christopher Isiguzo said the ban was averse to democratic practice  because  as  he put it democracy promotes, free speech.

The  NUJ national President,  however, stated  that Twitter made  the first mistake  by deleting the tweet of  Mr. President, saying  that the  Logo of  Twitter  organization was  symbolized  by a  bird  to deliver a message and  deleting  Mr. President’s tweet was against its own principle.

Chief Isiguzo noted that because two wrongs do not justify a mistake, the  Federal government should not  have ban  twitter operation in Nigeria.

He disclosed that the  conference  of  the  NUJ holds today with focus no Media, insecurity and National development  and  appealed  to the  public to attend.

Answering question, the  National President  of  the  NUJ Chief Christopher  Isiguzo reaffirmed the  commitment  of  the  Union to serve  as  the  last hope of  the  Common man by serving  as  the  voice of  the voiceless and  ordinary Citizens of Nigeria.

He  commended  Rivers State Government  for  its  developmental strides describing  the  State as one  of  the safest in the Country pointing out  that Governor Wike  would be inducted  into  NUJ integrity  Hall of  Fame  during the  three Day conference in Port-Harcourt.

Also speaking, another guest on the  programme Doctor Nwisuator David-Sarogoro, Head of  Department of  Forestry and  Environment, Faculty of  Agriculture Rivers State  University called  on  the   state government to remove the  department of  Forestry   and  Environment from Ministry of  Agriculture  and place  it  in Ministry of  Environment  for  effective performance.       

Doctor  Nwisuator David Osarogoro appealed  for  the  regular planting  of  trees  as  part  of  efforts  to restore  the  eco=system.

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