Residents of Zamfara state have expressed worry over the extension of the suspension of communication services in the state. Zamfara state and the federal government through the Nigerian Communications Commission NCC suspended telecommunication services in the state between third to seventeenth September 2021.
The house of representatives has asked the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) to shut down telecommunication services in three LGAs of Sokoto state. This development comes days after NCC instructed all telecommunication companies to shut down their services in Zamfara over lingering insecurity in the state.
The Association of Licensed Telecommunications Operators of Nigeria had confirmed the directive by the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to block the site platform across the country: “We, The Association of Licensed Telecommunication Operators of Nigeria wish to confirm that our members have received formal instructions from the Nigerian Communications Commission, the industry regulator, to suspend access to Twitter.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has directed telecommunications providers to shut down services in Zamfara State for two weeks.
The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has ordered the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to immediately ensure that issues regarding automatic voicemails are addressed on all existing phone lines in the country.