Abuja - The Nigerian Communications
Commission (NCC) has initiated a project to distribute information and
communications technology (ICT) equipment at secondary schools and higher
institutions in the country.
The equipment will be distributed under the Digital
Awareness Programme (DAP) and Advanced Digital Awareness Programme for
Tertiary Institutions (ADAPTI).
NCC Zonal Controller in Port Harcourt (Rivers State)
Austin Odo, disclosed the plans.
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He spoke on behalf of the newly-confirmed Executive
Chairman of the Commission, Umar Garba Danbatta at the ongoing first Ebony
Youth Development Submit on ICT in Education.
The event is held at the Akanu Ibiam International
Conference Centre, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State.
Odo briefly touched on the prevailing issue of poor
service offered by the mobile network operators.
He called on consumers to take advantage of the
Commission's "622" toll free customer care line, so as to seek
redress if they felt underserved by their service providers.
- CAJ News