Presidency disables comments to Buhari’s tweet, and the net goes wild | Dailytrust

Presidency disables comments to Buhari’s tweet, and the net goes wild

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President Buhari
President Buhari

Nigerians on Twitter are reacting to the decision of the presidency to lock the comment section of a particular Tweet on President Buhari’s official handle.

The president on Wednesday tweeted about the commissioning of the standard gauge railway line from Itakpe to Warri via the steel town complex of Ajaokuta.

“Yesterday I had the honour of commissioning the standard gauge railway line from Itakpe to Warri, via the steel town complex of Ajaokuta, an important link for Nigeria’s economy, as the Central rail line. Yet another demonstration of our commitment to infrastructure revival.

“We have approved an extension of this line from Itakpe to Abuja, thereby connecting the Northern part of the country, and also a southwards extension to link the Warri Ports. We will continue to connect people across cultural divides and expand the frontiers of trade & commerce.”

However, the comments section of the tweets above have been locked, making it impossible for Nigerians to share their thoughts about the commissioning of the railway line.

He should be held accountable

Some Nigerians on Twitter have kicked against the decision to lock the comment section and want the president to be held accountable to his deeds.

You can’t compare Buhari to Trump

Adding to the reactions, some  have said that President Muhammadu Buhari doesn’t receive the kind of lashing Donald Trump receives but the latter has never locked his comments section.

I follow back (ifbk)/Kindly follow back (kfb)

Others have however pointed out that the presidency’s decision to lock the comments section is a result of Nigerians who have in recent times spammed the comment section of any of President Buhari’s tweets with ”I follow back”, ”kindly follow”, “retweet my business”.

Our criticisms have been heard

And some say for the Presidency to lock the President’s official handle, they are rest assured that their criticisms have been heard.

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