The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has announced the shutting down of its official and verified Twitter account,

Head of PDP Publicity Division, Chinwe Nnorom, made the announcement on Tuesday, April 19, in a statement via the PDP’s Facebook page.

“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," the statement said.

“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.”

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However, the twitter account was still active as at 8.00pm Pulse checked.

See the last tweet from the handle below: