SPEECH BY THE EXECUTIVE VICE CHAIRMAN/CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE NIGERIAN COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NCC), PROF. UMAR GARBA DANBATTA, FNSE, FAEng, FRAES, FNIEEE  AT THE LAUNCH OF THE COMMISSION’S STRATEGIC VISION PLAN 2021-2025, NCC PODCAST AND  THE BOOK – ‘COMPENDIUM OF EVC’S SPEECHES’ – ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2021 AT THE COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL ECONOMY COMPLEX, MBORA, ABUJA

The Secretary, Government of the Federation, Your Excellency, Governor of Kaduna State, Your Excellency, Governor of Kano State, The Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Distinguished Senators and Honourable Members of the National Assembly, Director Generals/Chief Executives of Government Agencies, Respected Traditional Rulers, Stakeholders in Nigeria’s ICT Industry, Board, Management and Staff of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Gentlemen of the Press, Distinguished ladies and Gentlemen. It is with a profound sense of honour and privilege that I welcome you all to this very important occasion. This significant occasion affords…

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