The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has shut down a Globacom telecommunications service tower in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, due to an outstanding debt of 4.7 billion Naira.

The tower has been turned off, according to NCAA Director General Captain Musa Nuhu.

Since 2007, all other telecommunications service providers, except Globacom Limited Company, have been paying, according to Captain Nuhu. He did, however, acknowledge that the company had paid only 500 million naira out of the total of 5.2 billion naira.

Read Also:  Nigeria will soon manufacture its own vaccines – NAFDAC

“My Agency is under tremendous pressure from the Nigerian Government, and Globacom Limited is supposed to be paying tax to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, and we have contacted and negotiated with them severely, but they have ignored us until recently when they paid 500 million, and the Government has mandated all federal agencies to recover all debts both at the executive and legislative levels,” he said.

“Globacom Limited is refusing to cooperate, and we have the authority to shut down their facilities. We’re starting by turning off a few of their towers until they pay, and if they don’t, we’ll use our full power under the Civil Aviation Act.”

Read Also:  Borno Governor explains why IDP camps are closed

“The NCAA ensures the safety of the airspace by determining the location of each telecommunications service tower in accordance with the location of each telecommunications service tower so that we can have flight safety, and the process entails payment of some fees by any telecommunications service providers.”

Globacom telecommunications limited’s management has yet to respond to the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority’s action against them.

NaomisoPhyBlog Social Media Handles

Join Naomisophyblog Facebook page Now: 

Join Naomisophyblog Instagram

Follow our Twitter Handle Naomisophysblog

Subscribe to our Youtube Channel

Join Naomisophyblog Linkedìn

Join Naomisphyblog Telegram: Email us @ : naomisophyblog@gmail.com Contact: 07033823614 or 07084929893

25 Commentaires

LAISSER UN COMMENTAIRE

S'il vous plaît entrez votre commentaire!
S'il vous plaît entrez votre nom ici