Tuesday August 09, 2022

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Check here for the latest news and headlines of what's going on in the Nigerian telecommunications industry and the activities of the Nigerian Communications Commission

The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, yesterday held the 85th edition of the Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) at the DLK Events Centre in Abeokuta, Ogun State.

Organized in congruence with the framework of the declaration of 2017 as YEAR OF NIGERIAN TELECOM CONSUMER, this edition of the COP focused on Information and Education as Catalyst for Consumer Protection.

The Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Mubadala Development Company (MDC), owners of Emerging Markets Telecommunication Services (EMTS) trading in Nigeria as Etisalat, Mr. Waleed al-Muhain, yesterday led a team from the Etisalat Group on a courtesy visit to the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). The team was received by NCC's EVC/CEO, Prof. Umar Danbatta at the Commission's head office in Abuja.

The Port Harcourt Zonal Office of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) held its maiden edition of the Consumer- Conversation Forum at the Hall of Celebration Asaba, Delta State on Thursday, April 27, 2017 drawing a mix of stakeholders: market groups, students, representatives of telecoms operators, community leaders, government and non-governmental organisations.

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta was represented by the Zonal Controller, Port Harcourt Zonal Office Engr. Chidi Diugwu. The Commission’s recognition of telecoms consumers and the commitment to protect their rights were central to the EVC’s welcoming address.

In keeping with the spirit and programmatic map of the Declaration of 2017 as Year of the Nigerian Telecom Consumer by the Management of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Ibadan Zonal Office (IBZO) of the Commission recently held the maiden edition of the Consumer Conversation series at Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Ogbomoso.

The Conversation, instituted by NCC to inform and educate telecom consumers about their rights and privileges as subscribers to telecom services, also featured lively discussions about the programmes initiated by NCC to protect telecom consumers from unfair practices.

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, says Management of NCC is committed to staff health and welfare through the creation of platforms for staff to bond; to  engage in healthy lifestyles; and to interact with each other outside the social geography and routine process of work.

Danbatta stated this earlier today in a message delivered on his behalf by Tony Ojobo, NCC's Director Public Affairs, at the maiden edition of NCC's Wellness Programme - KEEP FIT, DON'T QUIT.