Following the re-structuring and re-branding of its existing consumer outreach programmes, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has held the first edition of the Campus Conversation at the University of Abuja. Campus.
The Conversation was featured as an important part of NCC’s new Telecom Consumer Conversation (TCC).
Speaking at the event, which was held at the Main Campus of the University of Abuja at the NCC’s Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau, Mr Efosa Idehen, said the Commission, as a consumer-centric regulator, has always been at the forefront of protecting the interest of the consumers.
He said the Commission has, over the years, embarked on many initiatives and programmes to deliver on its consumer protection mandate, as enshrined in the Nigerian Communications Act (NCA), 2003 and in line with other subsidiary legislations, guidelines, directions and determinations, in order to proactively address consumer concerns.
Mr Idehen stated that, as a modified outreach programme, Campus Conversation takes life from NCC’s consumer protection and empowerment agenda as stipulated in the Commission’s Strategic Management and Vision Plans.
He pointed out that the objective of the Conversation was to ensure that the telecom consumers on university campuses are adequately informed and educated on their rights and privileges to acquire knowledge they required to take informed decision and protect themselves from unwholesome practices from service providers.