Women’s day: NCC felicitates with women, promotes gender equality

The National Communication Commission, NCC, has reiterated its commitments to promoting gender equality and inclusive participation.

This was revealed by the Chief executive officer of the NCC Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta in a goodwill message to commemorate the 2023 Women’s day.

On this occasion of the commemoration of International Women’s Day, today 8th March, 2023, I warmly congratulate all the women in the Commission.

L-R: Stella Erebor, Deputy Director, Financial Services; Nnena Ukoha, Head, Corporate Communications; Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Offic seeer; Hafsat Lawal, Head, Human Capital and Helen Obi, Head, Telecom Laws & Regulation, all of the NCC During the Women’s Day Celebration at the NCC Head Office in Abuja

Prof. Danbatta who congratulated all women in the commission said, “this occasion presents another opportunity for him to reiterate the Commission’s irrevocable commitment to promoting gender equality and inclusive participation in line with the theme of the celebration: ‘DigitALL: Innovation and Technology for Gender Equality’’.

According to him, Gender inclusiveness in the Commission’s affairs permeates all cadres and disciplines. Saying about fifty percent of the Commission’s Management team is made up of women who have distinguished themselves, and demonstrated capacity, capability and desirability to contribute to the success of the Commission in promoting and sustaining the growth of the telecoms sector.

Danbatta noted that it has been established across the world, and in all parts of human endeavours that inclusion of women in leadership, has contributed in commensurate organic growth, which justifies the notion that development of any nation will be incomplete without the participation and contributions of women.

“This is why we are deliberate, purposeful and conscious of the need to encourage women and girls to partake of the innovative digital opportunities available to them to improve their lives and skills in ways that fulfill their needs and aspirations through their chosen careers.”

He therefore on behalf of the Board and Management, the entire NCC family, felicitated with our women folk and wished to share in their joy of womanhood, and the expected greater roles they have been destined to play in promoting peace and harmony in the world.

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