President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendation of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami’s recommendation for the reappointment of Professor Umar Garba Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
According to a statement signed by Uwa Suleiman, Spokesperson to the Honourable Minister Of Communications and Digital Economy;
“Professor Danbatta’s reappointment was based on the recommendation of the Honourable Minister Of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, in line with the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003.
“While wishing Professor Danbatta the best, the Honourable Minister directed him to significantly improve on the overall performance of the Commission as well as ensure that adequate mechanisms are put in place to facilitate the implementation Of all policies Of Federal Government through the Ministry. Furthermore, the Honourable Minister enjoined him to ensure that the interest of telecommunication consumers, Nigerians and investors are adequately protected.”