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The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, is billed to be honoured with the prestigious Zik Prize in the Professional Leadership category in Lagos, next week.

The award will be presented to Danbatta by Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre (PPRAC), during an elaborate ceremony slated for Sunday, December 6, 2020 at the Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos State by 6 p.m.

The Twitter account of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), @NgComCommission, has been restored.

This followed a temporary suspension by Twitter, a decision taken to ensure the safety of the account owner, NCC and its thousands of followers.

...As Danbatta receives more commendations.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has pledged to increase collaboration with higher institutions of learning across the country in order to transform Nigeria into a full knowledge-based economy.

The Chairman, Board of Commissioners of NCC, Prof. Adeolu Akande, stated this during a courtesy visit by NCC Board members to Bayero University, Kano (BUK) at the weekend as part of activities lined up for the 2020 NCC Board retreat held in Kano State.

The Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), Kaduna earlier today hosted the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta, where he discussed a wide range of issues affecting the telecommunications industry.

Appearing on “Hannu da yawa”, a popular programme on Radio Nigeria Kaduna, broadcast in Hausa language and which has hosted governors, ministers and top government officials in the country, Danbatta spoke on various telecoms issues bordering on connectivity and consumer protection.

More commendations have come the way of Prof Umar Garba Danbatta, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the agency for “the sound leadership and regulatory focus propelling the growth of telecoms sector in Nigeria."

Emir of Bichi, Alh. Nasir Ado Bayero, gave the commendations while receiving the Board of Commissioners of NCC, led by its Chairman, Prof Adeolu Akande, as part of activities lined up by the Commission for its ongoing 2020 Board Retreat in Kano State.