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Poland seeks pact with NCC on telecoms

By Fabian Tarpael, Abuja   |   10 February 2017   |   2:55 am


Andrzej Dycha, the Polish Ambassador to Nigeria has called for collaboration between NCC and UKE, the Polish telecom regulator.

Dycha stated this when he paid a visit to Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to congratulate him on his appointment.

Mr. Dycha recalled the exponential growth in the Polish economy arising from the transformation policies initiated since the ascendancy of the late President Lech Walesa and said it explained why Poland was the 6th richest economy in Europe, marked by thriving business and commerce as well as a vibrant telecommunication sector.


The Ambassador, who invited NCC to visit Poland, meet with its counterpart and explore ways to collaborate, also said Poland had followed with admiration the trend in Nigeria’s telecommunications sector and was ready to explore how Polish businesses can also invest in the telecommunication industry in Nigeria.

The EVC, an alumnus of a Polish University, responded with a sense of nostalgia recalling his sojourn in Poland and how remarkable and fulfilling it was to have studied in that country.

He told his visitor that he (EVC) had an extensive tour of Poland and still maintains his friendship with many people from Poland. Prof. Danbatta told the Ambassador he (Danbatta) was quite gratified by the visit and thanked him for finding Nigeria a great place to invest.

He told the Ambassador that the Commission (NCC) will examine the proposal and the invitation from the Ambassador to institute a process of collaboration with the Polish telecom regulator, as well as network with other agencies of the Nigerian Government to fully explore to the invitation for collaboration offered by the Ambassador.

The Ambassador was accompanied to the Commission by Dr. Nghargbu K’tso, the National Financial Secretary of Polish Universities Alumni Association.




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