The Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) has congratulated Prof. Umar Danbatta on his reappointment as the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).
The congratulatory message, which was contained in a statement signed by Engr. Olusola Teniola, said the Association sees his recent reappointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR following the recommendation by Dr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy as a reward for his dedication and determination towards changing the narrative of the Nigerian telecom industry landscape through the implementation of programmes and projects that were carried out under its supervising ministry and have been adjudged to be enhancing and improving the lives of Nigerians.
“The National President, Members of the National Executive Council (NEC) and the entire Members of the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) specially congratulate Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta on his reappointment as the Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC),” the statement reads.
The statement added that the association is particularly happy that Dr. Isa Pantami, Minister of Communications and Digital Economy has expressed his confidence in his continuity as a substantial Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC by advising the President for him to continue serving the industry as the chief regulator of the Nigerian telecommunications industry.
“We know that his recommendation is predicated on him being a technocrat, a professional and a promoter of human relations and human capacity who has over the years initiated and implemented successful policies that have a positive impact on businesses and Nigerians and we are very confident that he is equal to the task ahead,” ATCON said.
The umbrella body of all telecom companies in Nigeria also pledged its commitment to work with Prof. Danbatta, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) and by extension, the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy to sustain and accelerate the growth and development of the Nigerian Telecoms and Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry.