By Onwuka Gerald
Commander of the 81 division, Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo has joined Twitter.
The disclosure was confirmed by a twitter user, @EditiEffiong who said the general called him from the panel to tell him that he has joined the social networking platform.
His user ID is @ahmedtaiwo
His account detailed that he joined since 2009.
The General tweeted that he had no idea that he had been on the app; saying that the account must have been created when he bought a phone back in 2009 at a computer village.
Recall that General Taiwo is currently being probed at Judicial Panel setup by Lagos State Government to look into Military’s involvement at Lekki Toll gate, night were protesters were allegedly being shot at.
Gen. Taiwo told the panel that he was unaware that the Nigerian Army Headquarters described the shootings at the Lekki Tollgate as fake news on Twitter, as he did not own a Twitter account.
Adeyinka Olumide-Fusika (SAN), counsel for EndSARS protests asked Taiwo if was not aware of information posted on the Nigerian Army twitter handle on Oct. 21, since he is an intelligence officer.
General Taiwo replied, “I am not aware of the Nigerian Army HQ twitter handle, I do not follow it because I am not on Twitter.