Twitter co-founder, Jack Dorsey, revealed on Friday that he has no plans to relocate to Accra but although the social networking service has arrange its African workplace in Ghana.
In response to Ghana Internet, Ghanaian Communications Minister, Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, had disclosed that Jack is predicted to relocate Accra in June 2021.
“Jack can be based mostly in Accra, so this can be his base whereas he visits the opposite nations on the continent and I hope that his buddies would additionally comply with him and see what he finds so particular about Accra,” Ghana Internet quoted the minister as saying.
A tweep, @asaaseradio995, subsequently tweeted, “Jack Dorsey is predicted to relocate to Ghana in June as Twitter units up its African headquarters in Accra.”
However replying through his official deal with, @jack, the Twitter CEO wrote, “No plans but! However def(initely) going to sooner or later.”
Nigerians had taken to social media to make their opinions recognized earlier in April when Jack introduced his resolution to make Ghana its African headquarters, snubbing Nigeria even if hundreds of thousands of Nigerians use his platform.
Nigerian Minister of Data and Tradition, Lai Mohammed, had additionally blamed unpatriotic Nigerians for being the explanation why Jack took the choice however opposition Peoples Democratic Get together slammed the ruling All Progressives Congress for not offering an enabling atmosphere for stream of overseas direct funding.
The PUNCH experiences that the regime of the Nigerian President, Main Normal Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has in latest time sought stiffer penalties for individuals who “misuse social media”.
The Senate is presently deliberating on Safety from Web Falsehood and Manipulations Invoice 2019 generally often known as the anti-social media invoice.
It seeks to criminalise the usage of the social media in peddling false or malicious info. It was sponsored by Senator Mohammed Musa, a member of the President’s get together, the All Progressives Congress.
One other member of the President’s get together, Adamu Garba, had final yr sued Twitter for supporting the #EndSARS protests however he later withdrew the case.