The Ilorin and Calabar Emergency Communications Centres (ECCs) of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) have been setup for use
The centres were commissioned by the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami alongside other nine projects under the Ministry.
The ECC projects made it possible and easier for people of Ilorin and Calabar to dial 112 Emergency Number to get help during emergencies from appropriate emergency response agencies.
In his remarks, the Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof. Umar Danbatta assured the commitment of the commission towards implementing the digital economy mandate of the government.
Over Nineteen of the ECC had been activated in other states while efforts were are ongoing to extend it to other state.
The eleven projects were: Emergency Communications Center (ECC), Ilorin, Kwara State; Emergency Communications Center (ECC), Calabar, Cross River State; School Knowledge Center (SKC), GDSS, Gombe State;
Tertiary Institution Knowledge Centre (TIKC), Delta State University, Abaraka; Virtual Examination Center, University of Maiduguri.
Others were: Information Technology Innovation Centre, Kogi State University; Information Technology Capacity Building Centre, College of Education, Jigawa; Information Technology Capacity Building Centre, FUTO, Imo State;
e-Health/Data Sharing Center, Abubakar Tafawa Balewa, Bauchi; New Neighborhood Post Office, Delta State and Remodeled National Mail Exchange Centre, Mbiama, Bayelsa State.
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