The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has charged the Nigerian telecommunications regulator on the implementation of the new five year Strategic Management Plan (SMP).
He made this assertion while speaking at the official unveiling of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) SMP 2020 – 2024 yesterday.
The Strategic Management Plan (SMP) is aimed at creating a seamless strategy to actualise Digital Economy in the country and also leverage on the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy as well as the National Broadband Plan 2020 – 2025.
In his remarks, Pantami stressed on the need for the commission to be focused on the implementation of the strategy.
Pantami stated that President Buhari approved the Ministry’s request to focus more on the promotion of a Digital Economy in an attempt to diversify Nigeria’s economy while maintaining that NCC as the regulatory body needs to drives developmental regulation in Nigeria.
The Minister identified the five (5) components needed in the implementation of a strategy as People; Resources; Structure; System and Orientation” and called on the commission to provide his office with a monthly report on progress made.