September 19, 2020

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The Regulatory Body on Telecommunications in Nigeria, the Nigerian Communications Commission has tasked Information Communication Technology reporters not to rest in its resolve to promote ventures that would accelerate the growth and development of the nation’s economy, especially now that the world is grappling with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.

The NCC’s spokesman, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde gave the charge during a virtual meeting with Information and Communications Technology (ICT) reporters in Abuja on Thursday.

Dr Adinde said the media should not rest in its resolve to promote ventures that would accelerate the growth and development of the nation’s economy, especially now that the world is grappling with the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.

Dr Ikechukwu Adinde (Director Public Affairs, NCC)

” Am mindful of your track record and output over the years, they are everywhere. We want to continue the cordial relationship, thereby improving the mutual interest of our stakeholders and the growth of the country”, Dr Adinde said.

While seeking areas where NCC can support the Nigerian Media, especially those on ICT platforms to fast track the process of digital economy says the Commission is readily open to innovative ideas that will make us have meaningful relationship with the media.

The Commission also commended the Nigerian Media for standing by it through the thick and thin over the years, asserting that the partnership should be sustained in the interest of the country.

Dr Adinde, said the commission had been able to deliver on its mandate and meet its obligations with the support of the media, stressing that the doors of the commission would remain open to the media for innovative ideas and meaningful contributions to the telecom industry.

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