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...As Danbatta leads delegation on courtesy visit.

Following approval of the National Policy on Fifth Generation (5G) technology deployment in Nigeria by the Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday, the Hon. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has urged the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to prepare for immediate and effective implementation of the policy.

The Minister gave the tall order when the Management of the Commission, led by its Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, paid him a courtesy visit in his office at the Communications and Digital Economy Complex, Mbora, Abuja on Thursday, September 9, 2021.

VIDEO: Minister Tasks NCC to Begin 5G Deployment in Nigeria.

The Federal Government has approved the deployment of the Fifth Generation Network, otherwise called 5G in Nigeria.

The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami) announced the approval after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, September 8, 2021.

Pictures: The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Prof. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the EVC/CEO of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Board Chairman and Commissioners and other dignitaries at the Joint Launch of NCC’s new Strategic Vision (Implementation) Plan (SVP), The EVC’s Compendium and NCC Global Connect Podcast at the Communications and Digital Economy Complex, Mbora, Abuja today the 7th September, 2021.

All is now set for the historic launch of the compendium of landmark speeches and presentations of the Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (EVC/CEO) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta.

Scheduled to hold at the Communications & Digital Economy Complex, Mbora, Abuja, on September 7, 2021 by 10:00 a.m. prompt, the epoch-making launch will also feature the unveiling of two other strategic initiatives of the Commission.

The Board, Management and entire members of staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have commiserated with the family of the immediate Past Chairman of the Board of the Commission, Distinguished Senator Otunba Olabiyi Durojaiye, who answered the call of God on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at the age of 88 years.


In a condolence letter to the family in which the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta described the late Durojaiye as a Patriarch, grandfather and great-grandfather, Danbatta extolled his life-time of service as a Senator of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Banker, Lawyer, Economist and evergreen Administrator per excellence.