The Executive Vice-Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, Umar Danbatta, a Professor of Communications Technology, will deliver the keynote address as Distinguished Guest Speaker at the public presentation of Business Journal newspaper on Friday, September 16, 2022 in Lagos.
The theme of the Business Journal newspaper public presentation is: The Media in National Development: Successes, Challenges & Prospects.”
The event would be Chaired by O. S. Thomas, the Commissioner for Insurance/CEO, National Insurance Commission, NAICOM, while renowned economist and financial expert, Biodun Adedipe will review the preview edition of Business Journal newspaper.
Danbatta will deliver a paper on: The Media in National Development: A Case Study of the Telecom Revolution in Nigeria.
Commenting on the development, the Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Business Journal , Prince Cookey said: “The decision of Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman/CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, to deliver the keynote address as Distinguished Guest Speaker at the Business Journal newspaper public presentation event represents a positive milestone in our journey to become the leading business/financial Media Group in Africa. The newspaper segment joins the already existing online and magazine segments on a tripod of value creation for stakeholders across key sectors of the Nigerian economy-for the benefit of decision-makers in the public sector and professionals in the Organised Private Sector, OPS.
The NCC remains a key stakeholder in media engagement in Nigeria through robust partnership and professional capacity development. And since assumption of office, Danbatta has continued to provide strategic leadership for the telecom industry as a regulator to the benefit of the government, network operators and subscribers. The trajectory of his impressive and impeccable career is anchored on humility, progress and professionalism. We are indeed grateful to him for this great honour.”