Danbatta hosted on Radio Nigeria Kaduna to discuss telecoms issues

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Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta (Right) and the two anchors, Yusuf Zain Dogara and Abba Bashir, in the studio during the radio programme on Radio Nigeria, Kaduna earlier today, Saturday, November 21, 2020

Federal Radio Corporation of (FRCN), Kaduna earlier today hosted Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission (), Prof. Umar Danbatta, where he a wide range of affecting telecommunications industry.

Appearing on “Hannu da yawa”, a popular programme on Radio Kaduna, in Hausa language and which has hosted governors, ministers and top government officials in country, Danbatta discussed various telecoms bordering on connectivity and consumer in the telecom industry.

Anchored by the duo of Yusuf Zain Dogara and Abba Bashir, Danbatta extensively discussed various milestones already recorded in the last five years through diligent implementation of the ’s Strategic Vision Plan (SVP) driven by the 8-Point Agenda which has ensured more availability, accessibility and affordability to .

Danbatta also answered questions on a wide range of affecting telecoms industry, especially those bordering on consumer-related .

He eloquently provided answers to various questions asked from by the anchors and those received directly through phone-in by listening consumers, who took advantage of the EVC’s featuring on the radios programme to clarify issues bordering them and raise concerns telecommunications provided to them by their respective networks.

The EVC used the opportunity to informed the consumers on ’s consumer-centric initiatives such as the ’s toll-free Number 622, the Do-Not-Disturb (DND) 2442 Short Code, the 112 Emergency Communications Number among others and educated them on how these facilities scan be used to protect them from unwholesome practices by the networks.

He re-emphasised the NCC’s commitment to creating a more competitive telecom to achieve increased connectivity among as well and strengthening initiatives at protecting the over 205 million telecoms consumers in the country.