Nigeria: NCC plans to develop local content policy to reduce youth unemployment – EVC

Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the commission is ready to fully develop local content policy in the country, to reduce youth unemployment.

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Prof. Umar Danbatta, Executive Vice-Chairman (EVC), Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says the commission is ready to fully develop local content policy in the country, to reduce youth unemployment.

Local Content Policy is an Act which defines a Nigerian Company to mean a Company registered in Nigeria in accordance with the provisions of the CAMA, NAN reports.

With not less than 51 per cent equity shares owned by Nigerians mandates investors in the sector to consider Nigerian content is an important element in project development.

Danbatta, represented by Mrs Felicia Onwegbuchulam, Director of Consumer Affairs Bureau, NCC stated this on Tuesday in Abuja when members of the Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry visited the commission.

He said that NCC was happy about the entrepreneurial training programme that the chamber had in place for youths.

“We just came back from a retreat and one of the high points is that we…

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