Buhari reappoints Danbatta as NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman



President Muhammad Buhari approved the reappointment of Professor Umar Garba Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC.

Mrs Uwa Suleiman, Spokesperson to the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy disclosed Danbatta’s reappointment in a Friday.

She said Danbatta’s reappointment was based on recommendation the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami).


The Minister’s Spokesperson said: “In an effort to consolidate the gains made in the telecommunications sector in line with the Digital Economy Policy and Strategy, President Buhari approved the reappointment of Professor Umar Garba Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission.
Professor Danbatta’s reappointment was based on the recommendation of the Honourable Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami), FNCS, FBCS, FIIM, in line with the Nigerian Communications Act, 2003. 

“While wishing Professor Danbatta the best, the Honourable Minister directs him to significantly improve on the overall performance of the Commission as well as ensure that adequate mechanisms are put in place to facilitate the implementation of all policies of Government through the Ministry.

“Furthermore, the Honourable Minister enjoined him to ensure that the interest of telecommunication , Nigerians and investors are protected,” the said.