Browsing: Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta

The constitution of the committee was sequel to the requirements of the new Nigerian National Broadband Plan (NNBP 2020-2025) and reports of relevant committees set up by the Federal Executive Council, which include the Inter-Ministerial Review Committee on Multiple Taxation on Telecommunications Operators over Right-of-Way and the Technical Sub-Committee on Right-of-Way for Deepening Broadband Penetration in Nigeria.

Danbatta gave the assurance in a presentation, titled: “Communication Technology for Service Delivery in Health, Education, Tourism, the Creative Industry and Agriculture,” delivered during the first virtual and sixth edition of Information Communications Technology and Telecommunications Conference and Exhibition EXPO 2020.

The Award is coming few months after President Muhammadu Buhari renewed Danbatta’s mandate as the country’s chief telecoms regulator for another term of five years.

Speaking at ATCON’s virtual forum on: “Meeting the Interests of Government, Consumers and Telecoms Companies in the Era of Covid-19 and Post Covid-19 Pandemic for Digital Economy Development,” Danbatta noted that the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Ali Isa Ibrahim Pantami, had already been briefed on the development with a view to ensuring a quick settlement of the debt