The Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC is partnering with the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC to tackle criminal activities bedeviling the telecoms industry in the country.
NCC’s Director of Public Affairs, Reuben Muoka, who made this known in a statement in Abuja, said senior management staff of NSCDC in the South West Zone had at an exclusive workshop organised by the commission hailed the Memorandum of Understanding MoU, sealed between the two government agencies.
He also noted that criminal activities such as telecom equipment vandalism and fraudulent registration of Subscriber Identity Module, SIM cards, among others, were going to be looked into.
The Spokesman said topical issues discussed at the workshop covered the activities of NCC as presented by the relevant departments in the context of laws, other regulations and in relation to the roles of corps.
He said the Executive Vice-Chairman EVC of NCC, Umar Danbatta, said the commission had over the years worked with relevant law enforcement agencies towards protecting telecoms sector from all kinds of criminality.