NCC says ECCs are now fully operational in a total of 27 State Capitals across at the project fulfils needful job opportunities for Nigerian youths
Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has said Emergency Communications Centres (ECC), which have been constructed and are now fully operational in a total of 27 State Capitals across the nation.
A statement also added recently that more than 1,200 are currently offered employment at the 27 operational centres across the country, while more will be employed as the additional 8 centres under different stages of completion become fully operational by 2024.
The ECC’s are reachable on Toll-Free Number 112, and are operating in similar design like the 911 Emergency Numbers in some developed parts of the world, to provide succor to individuals, who are witnesses or under distress of emergency, arising from fire outbreaks, robbery or violent attacks, domestic and road accidents, health crisis, to instantly reach response agencies through the toll-free three (3) digit numbers, 112. Four more centres are currently undergoing test-runs to commence services in September 2023, to bring the total to 31, while another set of four are expected to come into operations before the end of the year.