Minister assures of improved telecomm service
THE Communications Minister, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu has disclosed that a master plan aimed at improving the sector is currently underway and assured Nigerians that his mandate of improved telecommunication services is actualised.
Shittu who spoke at a reception organised in his honour by Oke Ogun Indigenes in Saki area of the State said Nigerians should expect a master plan for the telecommunication industry “within the next three weeks or four weeks.”
He said, “”Our responsibility is to ensure that we have best operating laws for the telecommunication industry. Within the next 3 to 4 weeks, we shall come up with the master plan for the telecommunication sector”.
The minister pointed out that the telecommunication sector is a better alternative to oil, in terms of revenue generation for the country adding that if the sector is fully explored, it could provide jobs for teeming Nigerians.
Shittu enjoined the people to “feel free to offer him advice and prayers to make him succeed, adding, “I did not offer money to anybody to secure ministerial appointment, so I won’t steal government money and nobody needs to pay any money to see me.”
Chairman of the occasion, Chief Gbade Alabi expressed appreciation to the federal government for Shittu’s appointment and enjoined people to be considerate and reasonable in their demands from the minister.
He equally pleaded with other minister to see to the development of Oke-Ogun area of Oyo state.
Among dignitaries at the event were the state Deputy Governor, Moses Alake-Adeyemo and traditional rulers, majorly from Oke-Ogun area of the state.