By Oghenevwede Ohwovoriole in Abuja
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has blamed poor telecom services being experienced by customers on poor power supply by the electricity distribution companies in Nigeria.
The Manager, Technical Department (NCC), Mr. Musa Diabu, stated this over the weekend in Okene, Kogi State when the commission held a sensitization programme on the need for citizens to collectively protect telecom infrastructure in the country rather than leaving them to security personnel only.
Mr. Daibu, who blamed inadequate power supply for being a major factor responsible for poor services provided by the service providers, said Nigeria needs about 158,000 metres of optic fibre to provide adequate broadband across the country, adding that what the country currently has is 38,000 metres.
The Director Zonal Operations, Mrs. Amina Shehu, speaking through the Principal Manager, zonal Operations, NCC, Mr. Ekisola Oladisun,…