Dr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, made this known in a statement on Thursday in Abuja.
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Danbatta stated this during the 4th phase of the virtual commissioning of additional 12 digital economy projects implemented by agencies under the Ministry by the Minister, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, which also coincided with the Minister’s one year anniversary in office.
He added that the draft was awaiting presidential assent.
Its Minister, Dr. Isa Pantami, announced this while delivering an address as the Guest Lecturer at the Course 82 graduation ceremony of the National Defence College on Tuesday in Abuja.
Pantami said this at the opening ceremony of the training of National Information Technology Reporters Association, organised by the National Information Technology Development Agency, in Abuja.
Dr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, while inaugurating the committee in Abuja, said the current 40.18 per cent penetration should be raised to improve the contribution of the sector to the nation’s GDP.
The Minister spoke when the Executive Management of the Commission led by Prof. Danbatta paid him a courtesy visit on Monday.
Dabiri-Erewa spoke in a statement on Friday in reaction to an earlier one by the NCC exonerating Pantami of any blame in the dislodgement of NIDCOM from the office initially given to it by the NCC.
But the NIDCOM boss, through her verified Twitter handle, said the Minister’s disrespect for the women is legendary.
Dabiri-Erewa had accused Pantami of ordering armed gunmen to throw out the agency’s staff from an office that the Nigeria Communication Commission gave to them.
While Dabiri-Erewa levelled the allegations in a television interview on Saturday, the NCC, in a statement by its Director of Public Affairs, Dr. Henry Nkemadu, replied her on Sunday.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has directed the management of the Nigerian Postal Service to produce a report on the fire incident that occurred at its corporate headquarters on Wednesday.
The President issued the directive at the unveiling of the National Broadband Plan 2020-2025, commissioning of the Communications and Digital Economy complex, flag-off of the Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship Training and launching of the Abuja Emergency Communication Centre and the National Emergency Toll-Free Number 112
Pantami was quoted in a statement by Abba Anwar, Chief Press Secretary to the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje, to have made the observation after he presented a paper at the Pre-Convocation Lecture organised by Kano State Polytechnic in Kano on Friday.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, has reacted to the reports making the rounds that the Federal Government will from now commence the recording of calls and monitoring of the use of the social media by Nigerians.
The report was presented to him in his office by the Chairman of the Committee, Funke Opeke, Chief Executive Officer, MainOne Cable
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, has restated that the Federal Government is irrevocably committed to strengthening cybersecurity in the country.
The Minister explained that the ministry was inundated with complaints and enquiries concerning the recent 7.5 per cent VAT deductions on voice calls and text messages by some Mobile Network Operators
Pantami gave the commendation on Monday while delivering his welcome address at the 7th Study Group 13 ongoing Regional Workshop for Africa being hosted by the NCC at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja
Pantami spoke at the 29th Convocation Lecture of the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State.