Danbatta to speak at 2019 ITU in Hungary


PROF. Umar Danbatta, executive vice chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has been listed as one of the speakers at the 2019 International Communication Union, ITU, in Budapest, Hungary. He will join other information and communications technology, ICT, experts to speak at the event.

Sonny Aragba-Akpore, head, media and public relations, NCC, in a statement, said: “This year’s event in Budapest, Hungary, will be one of the highpoints of Nigeria’s attendance as the country remains an investor haven in Africa where Returns on Investments, RoI, are guaranteed.”

Also named in this high profile forum list are: Amanda Nelson, CEO, Vodafone Hungary; Adrian Lovett, president and CEO, Web Foundation; Keng Thai Leong, deputy CEO, Infocomm, Singapore, and Ursula Owusu Ekuful, minister of communications in Ghana. ITU is a specialised United Nations, UN, agency that coordinates telecommunications operations and services throughout the world.

The event will commence on Monday, September 9 and rounded off on Thursday, September 12. The global event is meant for governments, corporate and Tech Small & Medium Entrepreneurs, SMEs.

Originally founded in 1865 as the International Telegraph Union, the ITU is the oldest existing international organization. Nigeria joined ITU on April 11, 1961, and has participated in most ITU Telecom World events since then, and was elected Council Member early in the year 2019 and will remain in council for another four years before another election.

 – Sept. 6, 2019 @ 16:05 GMT |

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