MRA condemns NCC’s directive to telecoms operators to shutdown services in Zamfara

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today condemned the September 3 directive of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to telecommunications companies to immediately shutdown all telecommunications services in Zamfara State, ostensibly as a result of the “pervading security situation” in the state, describing the measure as an unwarranted and unjustifiable interference with the rights to freedom of expression and access to information.

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