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NCC to probe data deduction by telcos



Isa Ali-Pantami

Minister of Communication, Isa Ali-Pantami, has asked the Management of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to investigate complaints by Nigerians about illegal data deduction by telecom service providers.

Ali-Pantami said this on Thursday when he was being briefed by the Executive Chairman of the NCC, Umar Danbatta, in his office.

He added that culpable companies would be sanctioned.

Speaking on the performance of the ministry, he said, “I will push all Chief Executive Officers of agencies under the ministry to deliver effective and efficient service to Nigerians in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s Directives.”

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He pointed out that all Chief Executive Officers under the ministry would be giving a Key Performance Indicator, KPI, from time to time.

The minister said: “Under my supervision, there will be monthly meetings to track Key Performance Indicators, KPI.

“I assure you, everyone will be treated objectively, and we are here to support you to deliver your Mandate.”

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