NCC pledges more collaboration with Nigerian universities


The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has pledged more collaboration with universities in the country towards transforming Nigeria into a knowledge-based economy.
The Chairperson of NCC board, Adeolu Akande, said this while paying a courtesy visit on Sagir Abbas, Vice Chancellor of Bayero University, Kano (BUK).

NCC Director of Public Affairs, Ikechukwu Adinde, said this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja.

“The NCC superintends a sector that is knowledge-driven and therefore, it can only achieve its mandate with enhanced collaboration with institutions such as BUK.

“In the absence of the citadels of learning, one could only imagine what would have become of the communications industry.

“So, if we come to Kano, we need to come to the prime centre of learning in Kano and other universities across the state,” Mr Akande said.

While expressing delight receiveing the NCC Board, Mr Abbas noted that the school management had to cancel all engagements to receive the board in order to show the university’s high regard for the NCC.

“NCC Executive Vice-Chairman Prof Umar Danbatta has served the university diligently, as lecturer, as head of department,…



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