We Have Been Compromising Economic Progress To Fight Insecurity – Pantami

By Alabi Saheed Abiodun
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Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami has said his ministry has been prioritising security over economic benefits.

Pantami, who spoke on his ministry’s contribution to the fight against insecurity during the launch of the NCC’s strategic vision plan (SVP) on Tuesday in Abuja, said his ministry does not joke with security.

The Minister said:  “We have even been compromising the economic progress of our sector because of our aim in supporting security institutions,”

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“At any point in time in the telecommunication sector, our position is ‘security takes precedence over economic benefits’.

“Security is our priority followed by economic benefits. But if two things can be pursued, this one is our priority.”

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