The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will tomorrow, Tuesday 23rd of June, 2020 unveil a five – year (2020-2024) Strategic Management Plan(SMP).
The virtual launch holds 10.00am. Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, will unveil and launch the SMP supported by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the NCC, Professor Adeolu Akande and the NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta. All members of the Board of Commissioners of NCC are expected to be in attendance.
“The SMP will leverage the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) as well as the new National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020 – 2025 Roadmaps in line with the commission’s objective of creating a seamless strategy to augment its effective management and regulation of the telecoms sector,
“It will cover the guiding principles and act as the operations manual for the Commission towards actualising the digital economy agenda of the federal government in the next five years,” according to a statement issued by the NCC and signed by Director, Public Affairs, Dr. Henry Nkemadu.
Essentially, the SMP which was developed in-house with the stamp of the Management and Board is a visioning document of the Commission for planning, monitoring, analyzing and assessment of the Commissions goals and objectives in the next five years.
It will be resident in the Corporate Planning ,Strategy And Risk Management Department which will ensure that the contents of the document become the guiding principles for the commission in the next five years.
“The launch of the SMP is expected to move the sector to the next level especially now that the stakes are getting higher in terms of services provided and the quality expected by the consumers,” said Nkemadu.
The event highlights include “unveiling the SMP, upload of the SMP on the NCC Website and; unveiling of the “Face” of the NCC Strategy amongst others,” he added.