NIGCOMSAT to Collaborate with Stakeholders to Bridge Digital Divide in Nigeria

According to a news release by the Punch, Mrs Nkechi Egerton-Idehen, the Managing Director of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Ltd (NIGCOMSAT), has reiterated the organisation’s dedication to restructuring and reviewing its priorities at the Gombe regional office, Nigeria, during a two-day strategic visit to the Northern state. 

Furthermore, the MD emphasised the organisation’s readiness to partner with the relevant stakeholders in Gombe state,  offer broadband access to bridge the digital divide and enable small and medium enterprises in the state to operate at their optimal level. This partnership will allow Gombe’s residents to have better access to healthcare services and boost e-commerce services. In addition, underserved communities and individuals will have the opportunity to connect to the digital world, access information, and benefit from online resources and services.

“We are here to ensure our clients, potential clients, stakeholders, and partners know that we aim to transform the perception of NIGCOMSAT, not just through words, but through tangible actions and results. We are determined to make NIGCOMSAT a beacon of national pride with an efficient workforce and satisfied clients. In today’s world, the phrase ‘the world is a global village’ rings truer than ever. Our foremost duty as a communications satellite operator is to enhance communication capabilities and infrastructure for the betterment of our people. We are determined to meet the mandate set by the Federal Ministry of Communication and Digital Economy – to provide universal, ubiquitous, and cost-effective access to communications infrastructure throughout the country, to strive for a Nigeria where the utilisation of ICT impacts all spheres from Agriculture, Education, Health, Enterprise, etc.” Mrs Egerton-Idehen stated.

“We aim to become the preferred choice and a leading partner in the industry. Technology is the engine of every economy. NIGCOMSAT is now better positioned than ever to provide the nation with reliable internet services that will stimulate innovation and other advancements in the tech industry. We seek to work with the Gombe state government not only to offer broadband access but also solutions that can enhance the operations of small and medium enterprises, as well as educational and healthcare services in the state, to our present and prospective partners in Gombe state and beyond. I want you to know we are open for business,” the MD concluded.