IT News Nigeria:
Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami on Tuesday s launched the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) 2020-2024 Strategic Management Plan (SMP) aimed at creating a seamless strategy to augment its effective management and regulation of the telecoms sector.
Speaking at the Abuja event which was streamed online, the minister said federal government approved the Ministry’s request to focus more on the promotion of a Digital Economy in an attempt to diversify Nigeria’s economy, while maintaining that NCC as the regulatory body needs to drives developmental regulation in Nigeria.
The Minister identified the five (5) components needed in the implementation of a strategy as People; Resources; Structure; System and Orientation” and called on the commission to provide his office with a monthly report on progress made.
Speaking at the event he Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta said the SMP which was developed in-house with the authority 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.
He noted that “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.”