The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Tuesday night, announced the shutting down of its official and verified Twitter handle, @PdpNigeria, citing recent activities on the handle as reasons. Head of PDP Publicity Division, Chinwe Nnorom, who made the announcement in a statement via the PDP’s Facebook page said the general public would be informed of a new twitter account soon.
Head of Publicity, PDP, Chinwe Nnorom
The terse statement read: “The general public may wish to recall that the official twitter handle of our great Party, the Peoples Democratic Party, @PDPNigeria was compromised sometime last year and a statement was issued to that regard to alert unsuspecting members of the public. However, in view of the recent activities on the handle, I have been directed again to emphasize the shutdown of this twitter account. All tweets and any communication from the handle @PDPNigeria does not represent the views of the Party forthwith. We will inform the general public of a new twitter account soon. Thanks for your understanding." Nnorom did not however state the manner of activities that made the party shutdown its official Twitter handle.