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Dr. Aminu Maida, the Executive Vice Chairman (EVC) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has announced the commission’s proactive stance in addressing consumer complaints and enforcing accountability within the telecommunications sector.

In a strategic statement, Dr. Maida emphasized the NCC’s commitment to resolving common issues raised by consumers and holding all stakeholders along the value chain accountable for their actions.

Acknowledging the significance of consumer feedback and concerns, Dr. Maida outlined the NCC’s forthcoming initiatives aimed at identifying prevalent issues reported by consumers and assessing the responsiveness of telecom operators in addressing these complaints.

By conducting a thorough review of consumer grievances and operator responses, the NCC aims to ensure that consumer rights are upheld and that operators fulfill their obligations to provide quality services.

The strategic statement reflects the NCC’s proactive approach to regulatory oversight, prioritizing the interests and welfare of telecom consumers nationwide. Dr. Maida emphasized the NCC’s role as a regulator in safeguarding consumer interests and promoting fair competition within the telecom industry.

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The NCC will actively engage with consumers to understand their concerns and advocate for their rights within the telecom ecosystem. By fostering open communication channels, the NCC aims to empower consumers and address their grievances effectively.

The NCC will exercise its regulatory authority to monitor and evaluate the performance of telecom operators in resolving consumer complaints. Dr. Maida emphasized the importance of holding operators accountable for their actions and ensuring compliance with regulatory standards.

The NCC will collaborate with industry stakeholders, consumer advocacy groups, and regulatory bodies to address systemic issues and implement sustainable solutions. By fostering collaboration and dialogue, the NCC aims to drive positive change and enhance consumer experiences in the telecom sector.

Dr. Maida concluded the statement by reaffirming the NCC’s commitment to promoting a transparent, efficient, and consumer-centric telecom environment. He underscored the importance of proactive regulatory interventions in addressing consumer complaints and fostering trust and confidence in the telecom industry.

As the NCC embarks on its initiative to address consumer complaints and promote accountability, stakeholders across the telecom value chain are encouraged to cooperate and collaborate in achieving the shared goal of enhancing consumer satisfaction and driving industry growth.