The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has concluded plans to hold a Public Hearing on its Draft Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations, SIM Replacement Guidelines, and The Spectrum Trading Guidelines.
The Public Hearing is targeted at getting relevant inputs on the issues from the public for effective regulation of the sector.
In the Public Notice obtained from The Daily, www.thedaily-ng.com, the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the Commission, Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, stated: “Public Inquiries on the Draft Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulations, SIM Replacement Guidelines and The Spectrum Trading Guidelines.
“The Nigerian Communications Commission in the exercise of its functions under the Nigerian Communications Act 2003 (the Act) has published the following draft regulatory instruments on its website www.ncc.gov.ng for stakeholders’.”
The NCC, which disclosed that in accordance with Section 57 of the Act, Public Inquiries on Registration of Telephone Subscribers Regulation, SIM Replacement Guidelines and Spectrum Trading Guidelines are on October 5, 2021, also added: “Interested stakeholders are by this notice invited to make written submissions on the subject and participate in the Public Inquiries. Details of the virtual meeting will be forwarded to interested attendees prior to the Public Inquiries. All submissions must reach the Commission on or before Friday, September 24, 2021 and should be addressed to the Executive Vice Chairman.”