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L: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman/CEO of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC); and Abdullahi Gana Muhammadu, Commandant-General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) during the sinning of MOU this morning.

NCC, Civil Defence Sign MOU On Telecoms Infrastructure Protection

 

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IT NEWS NIGERIA:

Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, announced today that the agency has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) for protection of critical Telecoms Infrastructure in the country, according to a statement.

 

It added that it happened this morning when the CEO of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta met his counterpart, Abdullahi Muhammadu at the NSCDC head office in Abuja.

NCC noted that the development is as a result of the commitment of the Board and Management of the NCC towards achieving measurable and remarkable improvement in the quality of telecoms services in Nigeria.

 

The signing of the MOU is the climax of sequence of meetings, visitations and serial discourse between the two organisations that will see greater security and protection provided for telecommunication facilities by the NSCDC’s department of Critical National Infrastructure Protection.

 

Vandalism and theft of telecom infrastructure and facilities have been central recurring challenges to the attainment of the parameters defining the applicable quality of service standards for specific services in the telecommunication industry in Nigeria.

 

This year, as part of the efforts of the Commission to tame the manage and ultimately halt the criminalities associated with telecommunication service provision, NCC has organised 6 Zonal Sensitization Workshops for Agencies in the security sector to deepen the understanding of each agency’s role in curbing the crimes undermining the quality of service in the telecom sector.

 

 

 

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