NCC holds one day training on cybercrime for people living with disability


NCC organizes  training on cyber crime for people living  with disability

From Nasir Baban Yan Biyu, Bauchi

Nigerian Communication Commission  (NCC) has organized a sensitization workshop on cybercrime for  people living with disability (PLWD)

The workshop  is targeted at  sensitizing the participants on cybercrime and right to access to  mobile network.

Speaking during at the   one day sensitization workshop held at  the Multipurpose Sports Indoor Hall Complex, last Thursday in Bauchi, the Zonal Controller, NCC Kano  office, Alh Shuaibu Suwadi,  disclosed that  the Commission has discovered that  PLWD’s are  vulnerable , stressing that this group of persons are facing   challenges associated with  cybercrime issues.

Noting that hence the need to  educate, enlighten and sensitizing these class of persons.According to him,  the aims of the workshop was to educating, enlighten and sensitize the vulnerable  people on  ways to prevent themselves from falling victims.

The zonal controller, who was represented by the Manager Protocol, Muhammad I. Dawawu, said that the Commission as a federal government body is responsible for regulating the telecom service industries in the country.

He added that Commission is mandated to ensure that all consumers of ICT services in Nigeria are well informed, protected and enforce consumers rights and how they can pursue  redress when their right is been infringed on  by mobile service providers.

“Consumers have the right  to be informed, right to safety, right to choose, right to be heard, right to privacy, right to timely installation and repair service, right of timely and responsive and repair service, right to timely and responsive customer service, right to quality service “.




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