NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
COMMISSION SECRETARIAT
SERVICOM CHARTER

 

INTRODUCTION

The Commission Secretariat (CS) is a department in the Commission (NCC) which manage and coordinates the activities of the Board as well as obtain Board approval for Management proposals. The Commission Secretariat collates and presents all necessary documents that will assist the Board in taking decisions. In addition to the above, the Department is saddled with the following responsibilities;

Commission Secretariat is divided into two units:

  1. Board Affairs /Management Meetings Secretariat Unit
  2. Legal Advisory & Service Agreements Unit.

LOCATION AND ADDRESS OF CONTACT PERSON

Seventh (7th) Floor,
Commission Secretary,
Nigerian Communications Commission,
Plot 423 Aguiy Ironsi Way,
Maitama, Abuja.

HEAD OF DEPARTMENT
Mr. Felix Adeoye
Tel: 09-4617405, 09-4617000
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MISSION STATEMENT

To ensure efficient and effective coordination of the Board affairs and ensure perfect execution of service and contract agreement on behalf of the Commission.

VISION STATEMENT

A proactive, knowledge based and devoted team dedicated to the support of the overall objective of the Commission

KEY FUNCTIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT

Commission Secretariat coordinates Board, Management and Meetings of the Commission which include the following

  1. Board Meeting
    Board Meeting is made up of the Chairman, Commissioners, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO and Executive Commissioners. The Board meeting holds for a minimum of 4 (four) times and a maximum of 8 (Eight) times in a year as mandated by the government. However, if any urgent issue that requires the Board attention arises, a special Board meeting could be convened.

  2. Board Committee Meetings
    1. Board Licensing and Regulations Committee: Made up of some Board Commissioners
    2. Board Engineering and Standards Committee: Made up of some Board Commissioners
    3. Board Finance and Establishment Committee: Made up of the EVC/CEO, EC(SM) and other two Board Commissioners
    4. Board Projects Committee Made up of the EVC/CEO, EC (TS) and other two Board Commissioners

  3. Management Meetings
    1. Management Licensing and Economic Regulations Committee (MLERC): This meeting, which is chaired by the EVC, is convened on a need basis but usually precedes the Board Licensing Committee as the recommendations made are usually considered for adoption at the Board Licensing Committee. Applications sent to the Commission for licenses are usually discussed and recommended for the Licensing Board Committees approval. The Committee also considers new licensing categories and proposed regulations for the industry.
    2. Executive Management Meeting (EMM) Members of the meeting are heads of definable departments/units. The aim of the meeting is to address issues raised by the EVC and also enable Directors/HODs or HOUs escalate issues that are not resolved at the Departmental level for discussion at the meeting. Directors are expected to attend the meeting in person and not in a representative capacity.

  4. General Management Meeting
    This meeting is purposely made for the EVC/CEO to interact with Senior Managers and above.

  5. Adhoc Committees
    These are usually set up to resolve issues and present reports to the Board or Management. This could be made up of Management and staff from various departments of the Commission.

  6. Weekly Wednesday Meetings
    Every Wednesday between (8.30am - 9.30am) all the departments in the Commission meet to discuss their work, schedule, reports, etc. Minutes of the meetings are forwarded to the Commission Secretary, for record purposes

  7. Meeting Between the Commission and Operators or Other Third Parties
    On regular basis, the Management consults with the Operators and other stakeholders in the industry to discuss cogent issues in the industry. Rapporteurs within the Commission are appointed to cover the proceedings.

 

SERVICE PROVISION

  1. Commission Secretariat coordinates the activities of the Board and obtain Board approval for Management proposals.
  2. Commission Secretariat collates and presents all necessary documents that assist the Board in giving approvals and taking decisions.
  3. Commission Secretariat issues Board Resolution to the affected Departments.
  4. Commission Secretariat prepares and ensure the execution of all contractual agreement entered by the Commission
  5. Commission secretariat coordinates the Organization of major meetings of the Commission

 

SERVICE DELIVERY

In carrying out its responsibilities, Commission Secretariat interface with all Departments of the Commission especially in matters of the submission and representation of Board Papers to the Board and also in some instances interface with procurement in matters of contractual agreements and Contractors.

GRIEVANCE REDRESS MECHANISM

Stakeholders are enjoined to seek redress by calling or preferably writing to the Nodal Officer whose details are listed below;

Bala Usman,
Commission Secretariat,
Nigerian Communications Commission Headquarters,
Plot 423 Aguiyi Ironsi Street,
Maitama, Abuja.
Tel: 09-4617410; 09-4617000
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