Wikipedia Locks Tinubu’s Page After age is Edited Close to 100times
Wikipedia editors have locked the profile page showing components about the life of Bola Tinubu, a leader of the ruling APC, for “persistent vandalism”.
Yesterday was the 69th birthday of the politician, and as he commemorated his Wikipedia page kept changing to reflect the incompatible age of the APC national leader, aso Naija reports.
Chaotic social media users though were quick to point out that his age was reflecting, 79 on his Wikipedia page.
Intently, as others went to verify, his age was back to 69. The back and forth kept on transpiring for some time.
Trends on the page and establish that there were about 84 edits done on the page on Tinubu’s birthday and most of them were to alter or correct his age.*
Tinubu’s page now has a padlock sign and cannot be edited by the public
Ensuring these numerous tries to change Tinubu’s age on Wikipedia, some top editors functioning with the web platform interceded to latch the page and make it imperceivable for the public to edit.