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L-r: Engr E. J. Amana, past president, Nigerian Academy of Engineers, NAE; Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, EVC of NCC; and President, NAE, Mrs J. O. Maduka at NAE 2018 Academy Technology Dinner/ Lecture in Lagos

NCC To Partner Nigerian Academy of Engineering For Disruptive Innovations – Prof. Danbatta

The Executive Vice Chairman of Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Garba Danbatta has said the Commission will collaborate with Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE) for disruptive innovation in the country.


Danbatta was speaking Wednesday at the 2018 NAE Technology Dinner/ Lecture which held at the Metropolitan Club in Victoria Island, Lagos.

NCC Chief Executive said NCC’s collaboration with NAE will bring disruptive innovation that will bring about new ways of doing things.
“We are talking about collaborative that will see a disruptive innovation in the industry. The kind of innovation that will usher in new ways of doing things. The kind ogf innovation that will enhance efficiency and productivity,” he said.

Danbatta also said ‘I feel fulfilled as an engineer and as an administrator of human and material resources and NCC is a good example of an industry watchdog striving for excellence.

Danbatta lauded the former EVC of the Commission, Dr Alex Ndukwe.
“This is, i think, is following the full steps of the former EVC of NCC, Dr Alex Ndukwe. He was here with us today,. I think we are threading the path of regulatory excellence in operational efficiency that NCC is well known for.”
President of the Academy, Engr. (Mrs) J. O. Maduka said the Academy has very good relationship with the NCC Management, especially Prof. Danbatta.

The 9th president said the Commission has supported them in many ways to promote innovation in Nigerian universities.

IT NEWS NIGERIA gathered that the EVC is to be inducted as a Fellow of the NAE on June 21, 2018 in Lagos.

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We also learnt that The Nigerian Academy of Engineering (NAE) was established by statute in 1997 as a non-profit and non-governmental institution for the promotion of excellence cheap replica watch UK outlet in engineering training and practice to ensure the technological growth of Nigeria. The Academy is a national “Think Tank” for Engineering and Technology that provides leadership in national engineering and technological issues by conducting studies and research on relevant issues and making inputs to developmental policies at the highest possible level.
Its Fellows are drawn from among very senior Nigerian engineering professionals resident in Nigeria and abroad who have distinguished themselves  and membership is spread across all disciplines in engineering and is currently 138.

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