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Digital Economy: NCC to Inaugurate Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020-2024

In an effort to actualise FG’s Digital Economy Agenda, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will unveil a five – year (2020-2024) Strategic Management Plan(SMP).

The official unveiling is scheduled to hold virtually on Tuesday 23rd of June, 2020 at 10.00am.

In a Statement signed by the Commission’s Director of Public Affairs, Dr Henry Nkemadu on Sunday said that the plan was in line with the objective of creating a seamless strategy to augment its effective management and regulation of the telecommunications sector.

The SMP that will be unveiled that day will leverage the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) as well as the new National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020 – 2025 Roadmaps.

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According to the statement, 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.

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 (5) 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 Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, FNCS, FBCS, FIIM will unveil and launch the NCC Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020 – 2024 supported by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the NCC, Professor Adeolu Akande and the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta. All members of the Board of Commissioners of NCC will be in attendance.

The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Prof.Umar Garba Danbatta has since extended invitations to all the Heads of Parastatals under the Ministry and all Stakeholders to virtually witness the once in five years launch that 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.

The event which holds in the Boardroom of the Commission has highlights including: Unveiling the SMP,
Upload of the SMP on the NCC Website and; Unveiling the “Face” of the NCC Strategy amongst others.

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