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Friday, 1 September 2017

Substandard telephone causes cancer – NCC cautions

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has cautioned Nigerians against using substandard phones. 


It said such was responsible for some of the malignancy ailments being suffered by the citizens. 

The administrative body also recognized unapproved phones as a noteworthy cause of system interruptions, which it said were also having negative implications on wellbeing of users. 

Addressing telephone sellers on Thursday at Fayose Market in Ado Ekiti amid a stakeholders' sensitization workshop, an authority of the NCC, Engr. Kunle Olorundare bemoaned that phony phones had assumed control over the country's markets. 

At the workshop sorted out by Ibadan zonal office of the NCC, 

Olorundare said the prevalence of substandard phones was causing colossal harm to organize services and strength of users. 

Olorundare cautioned that sellers of unapproved ICT products were ridiculing the NCC demonstration and could confront prosecution or seizure of their market items on the off chance that they didn't desist from selling such. 

He advised the telephone sellers to ensure the phones they purchase from manufacturers and dealers were affirmed by the NCC. 

Another authority of the NCC, who represented the Head of Zonal Operations in Abuja, Mr. Ekisola Oladosu, disapproved of the expansion of substandard phones and other ICT products in the country. 

Oladosu promised that NCC would do all inside its powers to check the situation, taking note of that the task of sanitizing the Nigerian telephone market hangs on all stakeholders. 

The President, Fayose Market Traders' Association, Mr. Kehinde Badmus, praised the NCC for the illumination seminar, assuring that the Association would participate with the commission to accomplish its goals.

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