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Students, staff and members of Yaba College of Technology community yesterday enthusiastically received the team from the Nigerian Communications Commission,  NCC, to the campus for the second Lagos Zonal Office edition of CONSUMER CONVERSATION.

Kenneth Uzoekwe, the Zonal Controller, Lagos Operations who represented Professor Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of Nigerian Communications Commission at the event told the audience that the programme is part of the activities designed by NCC to give concrete expression to its declaration of 2017 as YEAR OF THE TELECOM CONSUMER.

At the ongoing BROADBAND SUMMIT holding at the Wheat-Baker Hotel Ikoyi, Lagos, the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, represented by Commission's Director of Technical Standards & Network Integrity, Dr. Fidelis Onah, spoke perceptively to the theme - BROADBAND AS AN ENABLER FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH.

Executive Governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje was full of praises for the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), led by the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta for considering DBI Kano as an Innovation Enterprise Institute. He spoke recently at the maiden matriculation ceremony of the Digital Bridge Institute (DBI), National Innovation Diploma programme in Kano.

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta asks the institutions of the nation's security sector to sign on to a strategic partnership with the NCC to stop the activities of criminals undermining the operations of the telecommunications industry.

Danbatta stated this in Keffi, Nasarawa State this morning at the North Central Zonal Sensitization Workshop organized by the Commission for personnel of the nation's security agencies. He said the collaboration and partnership is important to enable the Commission to "move steadily in harnessing fully, the potential of telecommunications and to sustain the exponential growth in the sector in view of the central role telecommunication plays in the social and economic development of the nation".

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta, earlier today met senior media executives, ICT correspondents and other communication specialists at a special interactive session held at the Lagos Sheraton Hotel, Ikeja to share the successes of the implementation of the 8-Point Agenda and the attendant challenges of telecom regulation.

The meeting, Danbatta said, was an expression of Management’s effort to translate into concrete action the agendum on stakeholder collaboration and partnership because the media is central among NCC’s stakeholders, “a key player in the value chain through which Commission gets feedback and on whose expertise NCC can leverage to reach out to other stakeholders about its strides and initiatives”.