Days after Nigeria suspended the services of Twitter in the country, Koo founder Aprameya Radhakrishna announced that the Government of Nigeria has set up an official account on the India born microblogging platform positioned as an alternative to Twitter.
Radhakrishna the Founder of Kooapp in a tweet said, “A very warm welcome to the official handle of the Government of Nigeria on @kooindia! Spreading wings beyond India now.” This also comes a few days after Koo announced that the social media platform has plans to expand in Nigeria. Radhakrishna had then said that they were thinking of enabling Nigerian local languages in the platform.
As you know on June 4, the government of Nigeria announced that it had indefinitely suspended Twitter’s activities in the country. This was after the social media company removed a post of Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari from the platform.