Danbatta hails NCC director, Babajika on recognition awards




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•Mohammed Babajika

– The Executive Vice Chairman the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has congratulated Babajika, Director, Licensing and Authorisation Department the Commission on his recognition by the League African Development Students (LEADS)  as ‘’Africa’ Patriotic Personality’’

According LEADS Africa, Babajika considered worthy the award “for his outstanding contribution Africa’ development and meritorious service God, humanity and dear country Nigeria, especially through various and international assignments in the private/public service and community development.”

Also, the Licensing and Authorisation Department, led by Babajika, presented with the “LEADS Development Mandate/Service Award” certificate for “pioneering telecom innovation regulations for development in Africa.” The award “in recognition the corporate commitment the entire management and staff the Commission towards the attainment of its mandate.”

In his congratulatory message, Danbatta said the two awards are a reflection of how well the Commission, through the department, has delivered of its important functions of issuing operating licences all telecommunications service providers in Nigeria for economic development, as contained in section 31 of the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA), 2003.

The Licensing and Authorisation Department of NCC is saddled with the responsibility of issuing licenses applicants, through the provision of prompt, proactive and effective licensing and authorisation toward independent and impartial regulation of the communications sector in Nigeria.

The LEADS Africa is a youth development group with the core aim of sensitizing young persons on democratic developments in Africa while also recognizing exceptional and in this regard.