By Cyber Era Reporter
Telecommunications sector referee, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has emerged the best public sector regulatory organisation as it carted away the ‘2019 Outstanding Regulator of the Year Award’ at this year’s edition of Independent Awards.
The award was presented to the Commission at a colourful ceremony held weekend at the Eko Hotels & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, south west Nigeria. Director of Public Affairs (DPA) at the NCC, Dr. Henry Nkemadu, received the award on behalf of NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer(EVC/CEO), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta.
Receiving the award amidst a thunderous ovation, Nkemadu appreciated the organizers of the Award for adjudging the Commission as deserving such recognition.
Nkemadu said the award was a testament to the untiring efforts of the Commission in creating an enabling environment for all telecom stakeholders, adding the award was also a call for the Commission to do more for the consumers.
The DPA at the NCC restated the commitment of the Commission to continually strive towards its goals of ensuring high quality of service for the consumers. He declared that the Commission would put in place well-monitored measures toward protecting telecom consumers and consolidating the gains of the Nigerian telecoms sector.