The future of Nigeria in the advancement of its democracy remains strong, says the Public Affairs Counselor, Embassy of the United States of America, Adnan Siddiqui.
Speaking with journalists in Abuja during the presentation of musical instruments to a civil rights organisation, Accountability Lab Nigeria, he commended the government of Nigeria describing its decision as a very positive step for the future of both countries.
On its part, the promoters of the programme said the exercise was to give opportunities to upcoming artists to record, produce, and participate in song writing courses free in a studio to be provided by the organisation.
Responding, the Country Director of Accountability Lab, Friday Odeh, said the platform was for the youths to upgrade their musical skills.
While applauding the donors, he promised to create an awareness for the participants to use the opportunity to improve themselves.
It could be recalled that President Muhammadu Buhari, in his October 1 independence anniversary speech, ordered that the ban on micro blogging site, Twitter, be lifted.
Nigeria joined a selected group of countries that place a ban on Twitter, including China, Iran, and North Korea.
The micro blogging and social networking platform, had agreed to seven out of the ten conditions made by the Federal Government to lift Twitter’s suspension