The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami has commissioned Emergency Communication Centres (ECC) established by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) in both Ogun and Enugu states. The two NCC projects were part of the seven projects inaugurated by the Minister during the virtual commissioning of the batch nine of digital economy projects for a Digital Nigeria at the Communications & Digital Economy Complex in Abuja. Pantami, who commended the agencies under his supervision for joining hands in collectively advancing the course of digital economy in the areas of economic development, curbing corruption and improving security of the country. He indicated details of the yet to be completed national digital innovation, entrepreneurship and start up Policy saying its target is to encourage more Youths innovators. Earlier, NCC Executive Vice chairman, Prof Garba Danbatta restated the commitment of the federal government to the digital transformation agenda. It is expected that by simply dialing a dedicated toll-free Emergency Number, 112, citizens can easily receive timely succor in times of emergency from appropriate emergency response agencies (ERAs) such as the Police, Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC), Fire Service, Ambulance Service, State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), among others.
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