Elections: ONSA Says There’s No Plan To Shut Down Internet

The Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, has dismissed media reports that the Federal Government through ONSA has directed the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to work with internet service providers to shut down internet access during the election.

It reiterated that it was non-partisan and committed to ensuring that Nigerians freely exercise their civic rights during the forthcoming general elections also maintaining that it remained committed to protecting the rights of the public to access Information and Communication Technology facilities.

A statement issued by the spokesman of the ONSA, Mr Danjuma Reuben, on Friday, said; “The office wishes to advise the general public to disregard the allegation, which is a disinformation.