Following the move by the federal government to ban the use of social media in the country, there are speculations that some aides of President Buh ari might be relieved of their duties.
Recall that the federal government had on Friday announced a total ban on the use of Twitter in Nigeria.
This followed the decision of the microblogging to delete a controversial tweet by the presidency.
Relatively, Facebook has deleted the video of the same post by the federal.
With this, a battle line has been drawn between the federal government and the new media.
Here are some new media aides that may lose their jobs once the law becomes effective.
Tolu Ogunlesi is a Nigerian journalist, poet, photographer, fiction writer, and blogger.
Ogunlesi was appointed to the role of Special Assistant on Digital/New Media by President Muhammadu Buhari on 18 February 2016.
Lauretta Onochie is a Nigerian educationist, pastor and politician. She is the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Senior Social Media.
Lauretta Onochie is popular on social media for her support for President Buhari’s administration.
She hails from Anioma Local Government Area of Delta State.
Bashir Ahmad, 29 is a Nigerian writer and journalist who is currently the personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on new media.
Source: Idoma Voice