Nigerian Communication Commission (NCC) has announced that more than 40 telcom structures are vandalized daily across Nigeria.
The NCC has therefore called on stakeholders to join hands in protecting these structures.
Executive Vice Chairman of the NCC, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta, revealed this report at a telecom consumer conversation village square dialogue organised by the Commission, with the theme ‘Protection of Telecom infrastructure for improved quality of service, the role of residents,’
Represented by Engr Bako Wakili, NCC director, Technical Standard and Network Integrity Department,the EVC noted that, the commission is sensitizing the public on the need for communities to own up the structure.
According to Danbatta, telecom structures vandalisation has reduced the quality of service that is causing dead spots on the network. In addition, the EVC noted that such acts scare off current and potential investors.
In the same vein, NCC zonal controller Kano, Malam Shu’aibu Swade, noted that there is the need for robust sensitization to solicit for communities’ cooperation in protecting and guarding telecom structures for improved quality services to consumers.
Stating further, he mentioned the need for communities to to understand that it is a duty upon them not to damage telecom infrastructure and also to allow installation of equipment and maintenance and or repairs on sites by technical staff of service providers for quality telecom service delivery.
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