September 22, 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Professor Umar Garba Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission.

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC)

Professor Danbatta’s reappointment was based on the recommendation of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami), Act, 2003. This was contained in Press Statement made available to TnTv Network by the Spokesperson to the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, Uwa Suleiman.

R-L Dr Pantami and Prof. Danbatta in a handshake

This according to the statement was done in an effort to consolidate the gains made in the telecommunications sector in line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, 

While wishing Professor Danbatta the best, the Minister encouraged him to significantly improve on the overall performance of the Commission as well as ensure that adequate mechanisms are put in place to facilitate the implementation of all policies of Federal Government through the Ministry. Furthermore, the Honourable Minister enjoined him to ensure that the interest of telecommunication consumers, Nigerians and investors are adequately protected.

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