We sent insurgents, kidnappers’ call data to security operatives –NCC
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday said it monitors call data of suspected kidnappers and insurgents and forwarded them to the appropriate security operatives.
NCC’s Deputy Director Consumers Affairs, Mr Femi Atoyebi disclosed this while speaking at the NCC Day at the ongoing International Trade Fair in Abuja.
He said the commission had been working with security operatives on the fight against insurgency and kidnapping, but are not saying it because it borders on security which is sensitive.
Atoyebi said the telecoms sector is one of the major victims of insurgency as operators’ facilities were mostly damaged in the northeast.
Earlier, NCC’s Executive Vice Chairman, Prof Umar Danbatta represented by Head, New Media, Reuben Mouka said the commission moved against the operators on the issue of improperly registered SIM cards to stem the tide of insecurity.
From left: From left: Governors Simon Lalong of Plateau, Abdulazeez Yari of Zamfara, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto and Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi, during the National Economic Council meeting at the State House Abuja yesterday.