Danbatta says Protecting, Informing and Educating consumers are central to NCC telecom regulation
The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta has said the PIE Mandate is pivotal to the Agency’s oversight.
Danbatta revealed this Monday while speaking at the World Press Conference in Commemoration of the 2021 World Consumer Rights Day (WCRD) organized by the NCC.
PIE is an acronym for Protecting, Informing and Educating.
According to him, all activities of the Commission are designed to give assurance to the consumers that their interests are of paramount importance to the Commission.
“NCC seeks the occasion of this year’s World Consumer Rights Day to restate its commitment to Protecting, Informing and Educating the telecoms consumer. We call this our PIE Mandate to the consumers which embodies our philosophical commitment to strengthening all our consumer-centric initiatives and policies”, he said.
Speaking further, Danbatta said this conference is conceived to highlight NCC’s commitment to protecting the telecom consumers and to highlight the regulatory role of NCC with respect to protecting the Rights of the Telecom Consumers and to connect it with the global significance of today’s celebration.
we seize this opportunity to assure millions of telecom consumers across the country that the Commission will not rest on its oars until the challenges of telecoms consumers have been reduced to the barest minimum, he concluded.