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Senate confirms re-appointment of Umar Danbatta as NCC Vice Chariman

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Professor Umar Danbatta for reappointment as the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.

A statement by the Director Public Affairs, NCC, Dr Ikechukwu Adinde said the Senate confirmed Danbatta’s reappointment during its plenary, following the consideration of the report of Senator Oluremi Tinubu-led Senate Committee on Communications.

Professor Danbatta had appeared before the Senate Screening Committee, and gave accounts of his stewardship as the country’s chief telecoms regulator in the last five years.

Professor Danbatta was appointed, in the first instance, for a five-year term in office AS the NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, on August 4, 2015.

Olayemi Daniyan

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