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Democracy Day: Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey tweets Nigerian Flag

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Democracy Day: Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey tweets Nigerian Flag

Chief Executive Officer of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, on Saturday, tweeted the green-white-green Nigerian flag as the West African country commemorated its 2021 Democracy Day, aso Naija reports.

Dorsey’s tweet, which was posted hours to the ongoing nationwide protests in Nigeria, has since enthralled thousands of Nigerians and retweets.

Many tweeps including known faces such as @HenshawKate and @mrfestusogun have since hailed the co-founder of the micro-blogging platform for showing solidarity with Nigerian citizens amid the struggle for good governance, a better economy, and an end to the security challenges plaguing over 200 million people living in Nigeria.

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Reacting, lawyer and activist, Ayo Sogunro, tweeted “In 2019, I mocked people who went to meet-and-greet Jack when he visited Nigeria. I’m like that: I hate the way we patronize rich white men in Africa. But if I meet Jack today, I will thank him for not rolling over for the Nigerian govt at the expense of the people. #KeepitOn”

Recall that last week, the regime of the Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), suspended Twitter, citing the “persistent use of the platform for activities that are capable of undermining Nigeria’s corporate existence”. The Federal Government’s action followed a deletion of a controversial civil war post by the President.

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