Enoch Adeboye, general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), has defied the federal government’s Twitter ban.
The cleric on Monday posted a tweet reacting to the ban of the microblogging platform.
He said tweeting is in accordance with Article 19 of the UN universal declaration of human rights
“The Redeemed Christian Church of God is domiciled in more than 170 Nations & Territories. The tweets here are in accordance to Article 19 of the UN universal declaration of Human Rights,” the cleric tweeted
The federal government had on Friday announced the “indefinite” suspension of Twitter owing to “the persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence”.
The development led to the blocking of access to the micro-blogging platform by MTN, Globacom, Airtel, 9mobile, and other networks.
The decision to restrict access to the platform has elicited criticism from key stakeholders locally and internationally.