Tuesday August 09, 2022

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ITU Telecom World event is the global platform to accelerate Information and Communication Technology (ICT) innovations for social and economic development where policy makers and regulators meet industry experts, investors, SMEs, entrepreneurs and innovators. The Nigerian Communications Commission is seeking to select some of the most outstanding SMEs and Innovators in the ICT Sector to showcase their services and products to a global audience at the ITU Telecom World 2017 in Busan, South Korea.

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, says "government should introduce Public Service Excellence Award for MDAs that excel in all spheres of their operations in order to increase productivity and efficiency". Such initiative, will be good incentives for the Public Sector which is under increasing pressure to demonstrate that its operations are consumer-centric and there is continuous improvement in performance.

Danbatta made this advocacy at Arewa House this morning in a paper titled EVALUATING THE FRAMEWORK FOR MEASURING THE QUALITY OF SERVICE DELIVERY IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR, which was presented on his behalf by Ubale Maska, NCC's Executive Commissioner Technical Services, at the National Stakeholders' Conference on Public Service Delivery in Nigeria.

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, earlier today hosted a broad spectrum of telecom consumers, operators and an array of other stakeholders for the 80th Edition of the Telecom Consumer Parliament (TCP) at the Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja.

Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer, represented by Mr. Sunday Dare, Executive Commissioner, Stakeholder Management, NCC, recalled the basis for the institutionalization of the TCP of NCC’s consumer-centric stance, which the declaration of 2017 as Year of the Nigerian Telecom Consumer has come to underscore.

The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Danbatta, last night received the CEO OF THE YEAR 2016 Award at the maiden edition of TELL Awards for Excellence. The Award was presented at an impressive dinner organised by TELL Magazine in honour of the recipients at the Civic Centre, Lagos.

Danbatta who dedicated the Award to the staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission said the Award will spur him and the staff of the Commission to work even more towards the fulfilment of the Commission's mandate of ensuring the delivery of world-class telecommunications services to the people of Nigeria.

Tony Ojobo, Director Public Affairs at the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has said the significance of data availability through robust broadband is a key resource to the building of a digital economy.

Ojobo declared in a keynote address he delivered extemporaneously at a critical segment of the just concluded DIGITAL PayEXPO in Lagos tagged DATA FIESTA.