NCC set to launch Strategic Management Plan
By Ikenna Omeje
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) will on Tuesday June 23rd, 2020 unveil a five – year (2020-2024) Strategic Management Plan (SMP).
This is according to a statement signed by Director, Public Affairs, NCC, Dr. Henry Nkemadu. It says that the SMP when lunched will leverage on the National Digital Economy Policy and Strategy (NDEPS) as well as the new National Broadband Plan (NBP) 2020 – 2025 Roadmaps. It will also cover the guiding principles and act as the operations manual for the Commission towards actualising the digital economy agenda of the Federal Government in the next five years.
The plan is in line with the objective of creating a seamless strategy to augment the effective management and regulation of the telecommunications sector.
Essentially, the SMP which was developed in-house with the stamp of the Management and Board is a visioning document of the Commission for planning, monitoring, analysing and assessment of the Commissions goals and objectives in the next five (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.
“The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, will unveil and launch the NCC Strategic Management Plan (SMP) 2020 – 2024 supported by the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the NCC, Professor Adeolu Akande and the Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta. All members of the Board of Commissioners of NCC will be in attendance.
“The Executive Vice Chairman/CEO of NCC, Prof.Umar Garba Danbatta has since extended invitations to all the Heads of Parastatals under the Ministry and all Stakeholders to virtually witness the once in five years launch that is expected to move the sector to the next level especially now that the stakes are getting higher in terms of services provided and the quality expected by the consumers.” the statement reads.
Some of the highlights of the event, which holds in the boardroom of the Commission will include: Unveiling of the SMP, Uploading of the SMP on the NCC Website and; Unveiling of the “Face” of the NCC Strategy amongst others.