NCC expresses worry over theft, visualisation of telecoms infrastructure



By Adeola Badru, Ibadan

The Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC), yesterday, expressed worries over theft and vandalisation of telecommunication infrastructures across the nation.

NCC said security agencies can not be at all sites of the telecommunication infrastructures, hence, the need for stakeholders and consumers to protect them.

Speaking in Ibadan at the Village Square Dialogue, a telecom consumer outreach programme at the grassroots by NCC, chairman of the commission, Prof Adeolu Akande, emphasised on the need to protect telecommunication infrastructure, adding that without telecom infrastructure, communication with families in long distances as well banking, finance, education, and entertainment would be hindered.

He noted that the event was one of the programmes designed to engage stakeholders in the sector, adding that decision to hold the event in Ibadan was borne out of pride of the town being the pacesetter state and most populous in black…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper