From Ayodele Ajoge, Birnin-Kebbi
The National Communication Council (NCC) has taken what it called ‘protect and informed advocacy to consumers and subscribers of Communication Networks to the people of Kebbi State.
In an interview with Journalists shortly after the advocacy session, the Director Consumers Affairs Bureau, Abdulkadir Abubakar Umar said that one of their core mandate was to protect the consumers, informed them and to protect them to know their right and obligations as consumers and subscribers.
“We have a saying at the NCC which says, take advantage of NCC, so that no one will take advantage of you, basically this is why we are here to meet the people of Kebbi Stste.” He said.
Alhaji Umar said further that, “we have come to inform them, educated them about the services and what the NCC is doing to protect their right, as we have over 220 million subscribers in this Country.”
Earlier, the Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Illiyasu Bashar who was represented by the Galadinma Gwandu, Alhaji Ibrahim Bashar stated that the important of Communication cannot be over emphasised, pointing out that communication play important role in modern day life.
He, therefore, appealed to all stakeholders in Communication industry to always be alive to their responsibility by making sure that subscribers get value for their money by making all networks across the Country serve their customers adequately.