Twitter Deletes Buhari’s Tweet On Civil War

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The micro-blogging site, Twitter has deleted President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet wherein he spoke about the civil war experience.

Newspot had reported that the President in a tweet on Tuesday threatened to deal with those bent on destroying Nigeria through insurrection.

In a post on Twitter, the president wrote, “In the area of security, we have changed the Service Chiefs and the Inspector-General, and we are demanding that they rise fully to the challenges confronting us. There must be zero tolerance for all those bent on destroying our country by promoting crime and insurrection!

“Many of those misbehaving today are too young to be aware of the destruction and loss of lives that occurred during the Nigerian Civil War. Those of us in the fields for 30 months, who went through the war, will treat them in the language they understand.”

However,  the social media platform deleted the message on Wednesday, following widespread condemnation of the tweet.

According to a statement, the platform said the post violated its rules, hence the need to delete the post.

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