The media aide of the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, Umar Gwandu has revealed that the Nigerians still using Twitter despite the ban of the site in Nigeria will get to know the law they are violating when they are charged to court
On the 5th of June, Malami in a statement signed by Gwandu announced that any one found violating the ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria will be Prosecuted.
“We will invite journalist at the time of Prosecution and they would Know which laws are used to prosecute. The point is Twitter has been banned. Anybody should not try to use it.
“At the time we are gathering them and assembling them in court, they will know which law they are violating.” when he was asked further to explain the law Nigerians will be violating when using Twitter, Gwandu said it was the ” Federal Government law”
“Tell Nigerians that the government has banned Twitter and anybody who uses it will be penalized. The point is they violated the ban. They are violating the federal Government laws” He was quoted as saying