The federal government of Nigeria has approved the reappointment of Professor Umar Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
This was contained in the press release signed by the Spokesperson to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mrs. Uwa Suleiman on Friday.
The statement explained that, “In an effort to consolidate the gains made in the telecommunications sector in line with the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, President Muhammadu Buhari approved the reappointment of Professor Umar Danbattaas the Executive Vice Chairman, NCC.
“Professor Danbatta’s reappointment was based on the recommendation of the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ibrahim in line with the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003.
“While wishing Professor Danbatta the best, the Honourable Minister directs 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,”