The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) denied being involved in allegations going round the social media on telephone tracking and leakage and advises the public to disregard them.
A statement signed by the Commission’s Director Public Affairs Mr. Reuben Muoka notes that the commission has been inundated with enquiries by the media on allegations of telephone “tracking” and “leakage” made against the Commission by some individuals and groups in the social and alternative Media.
It notes that the provisions of the Nigerian Communication Act (NCA) 2003 and other extant Laws of the Federation, the Commission does not and cannot “track” nor “leak” telephone conversations of anyone.
It further stated that the Commission has reported the allegations, which it took seriously, to relevant security agencies for proper investigation and necessary action.
It restates its commitment to discharge its responsibilities to the Nigerian people in accordance with the provisions of the Constitution of them Federal Republic of Nigeria; the NCA 2003; and other extant Laws of the Federation; and global best practices.