Nigeria to have national emergency number

The Nigerian Senate may soon legalise the National Emergency Number 112.

This was disclosed in a press statement on Thursday titled ‘Senate reinforces legal status for National Emergency Number 112’, by the Director of Public Affairs of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde.

The statement read, “Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, The Senate, has taken further steps towards strengthening the legal status for the country’s National Emergency Number 112, being implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission though its Emergency Communication Centres.

“The Senate Committee on Communications recently organised a one-day public hearing where stakeholders gathered to make valuable contributions and observations on two bills by the Senate Committee on Communications.

“These are the Nigerian Postal Service Act (Repeal and Establishment) Bill, 2021 and the Nationwide Toll-Free Emergency Number (Establishment) Bill, 2021, being sponsored by Senator Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State.”

The Nigerian Senate may soon legalise the National Emergency Number 112.

This was disclosed in a press statement on Thursday titled ‘Senate reinforces legal status for National Emergency Number 112’, by the Director of Public Affairs of the Nigerian Communications Commission, Dr. Ikechukwu Adinde.

The statement read, “Nigeria’s upper legislative chamber, The Senate, has taken further steps towards strengthening the legal status for the country’s National Emergency Number 112, being implemented by the Nigerian Communications Commission though its Emergency Communication Centres.

“The Senate Committee on Communications recently organised a one-day public hearing where stakeholders gathered to make valuable contributions and observations on two bills by the Senate Committee on Communications.

“These are the Nigerian Postal Service Act (Repeal and Establishment) Bill, 2021 and the Nationwide Toll-Free Emergency Number (Establishment) Bill, 2021, being sponsored by Senator Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State.”

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