NCC To Inaugurate 5 Year Telecoms Regulation plan Tomorrow

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NCC To Inaugurate 5 Year Telecoms Regulation plan Tomorrow

PELUMI OLALEYE

The telecoms umpire, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC said it will virtually  inaugurate Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020-2024 tomorrow, Tuesday (June 23) in Abuja.

This, according to NCC was necessary  to create a seamless strategy to augment effective management and regulation of the telecommunications sector and the SMP would leverage on the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) as well as the new National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020 – 2025 Roadmaps.
It will cover the guiding principles and act as the operations manual for the Commission towards actualising the digital economy agenda of the Federal Government in the next five years.
In a statement signed by the  Commission’s Director, Public Affairs,Dr. Henry Nkemadu said, the SMP which was developed in-house with the stamp of the Management and Board is a visioning document of the Commission for planning, monitoring, analyzing and assessment of the Commissions goals and objectives in the next five (5) years.
It will be resident in the Corporate Planning ,Strategy And Risk Management Department which will ensure that the contents of the document become the guiding principles for the Commission in the next five years.
“Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami will unveil and launch the NCC Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020 – 2024 supported by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the NCC, Professor Adeolu Akande and the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta. All members of the Board of Commissioners of NCC will be in attendance.
“The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Prof.Umar Garba Danbatta has since extended invitations to all the Heads of Parastatals under the Ministry  and all Stakeholders to virtually witness the once in five years launch that is expected to move the sector to the next level especially now that the stakes are getting higher in terms of services provided and the quality expected by the consumers”.