By Emmanuel Elebeke
In line with the directives of President Muhammadu Buhari to make sure all parastatals and businesses of presidency are environment friendly and efficient in service supply to Nigerians, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami has launched and unveiled the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) Strategic Management Plan 2020 – 2024.
The Strategic Management Plan (SMP) is aimed toward making a seamless technique to actualise Digital Economy within the nation and likewise leverage on the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy in addition to the National Broadband Plan 2020 – 2025.
In his remarks, the Minister, Dr Pantami underscored the significance of the fee to be targeted on the implementation of the technique.
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Dr Pantami acknowledged that President Buhari graciously authorized the Ministry’s request to focus extra on the promotion of a Digital Economy in an try to diversify Nigeria’s economic system, whereas sustaining that NCC because the regulatory physique must drives developmental regulation in Nigeria.
The Minister recognized the 5 (5) parts wanted within the implementation of a technique as People; Resources; Structure; System and Orientation” and known as on the fee to supply his workplace with a month-to-month report on progress made.
In his deal with, the Executive Vice Chairman of the Commission, Prof. Umar Danbatta defined that the roadmap was according to the target of making a seamless technique to enhance the Commission’s efficient administration and regulation of the telecommunications sector.
The SMP, he stated will leverage on the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) in addition to the brand new National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020 – 2024 and will cowl the guiding rules and act because the operations handbook for the Commission in direction of actualising the digital financial agenda of the Federal Government within the subsequent 5 years.
“Essentially, the SMP which was developed in-house with the authority of the Management and Board is a visioning doc of the Commission for planning, monitoring, analyzing and evaluation of the Commissions objectives and goals within the subsequent 5 (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”, he added.
The occasion which held within the Boardroom of the Commission had highlights together with: Unveiling the SMP, Upload of the SMP on the NCC Website and; unveiling the “Face” of the NCC Strategy amongst others.