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Nigeria: NCC Blames Vandalisation for Poor GSM Services

Vandalisation and theft of telecommunication infrastructure by miscreants is responsible for most of the poor service delivery by network providers, in Nigeria, according to the Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC).

The Executive Commissioner in charge of stakeholders management, Okechukwu Itanyi, who stated this over the weekend, during the 55th edition of consumer outreach program held in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, said there was an urgent need for the sector to be declared a critical national asset which must enjoy maximum protection.

The seminar with the theme, "Protection of Telecom Infrastructure" the commissioner noted that it was the collective responsibility of all to protect telecoms infrastructure in their various locality in order to guarantee effective service delivery.

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