Government’s Digital Transformation Agenda Resides On ICT And Telecommunications - Ursula Owusu-Ekuful

The Minister for Communications and Digitalisation, Mrs. Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, says the digital transformation agenda of government resides on both ICT and Telecommunications, and the ability to manage the communication sector well enough.
Mrs. Owusu-Ekuful said this when she inaugurated the board of trustees for the National Communications Authority (NCA) on Monday, 4th 2021.
The board is made up of Mr. Isaac Emmil Osei-Bonsu as the chair with Mr. Joe Anokye; Mr. Kwabena Adu-Boahene; Mr. Alexander Bannerman; Hon. Ama Pomaa Boateng; Mr. Patrick A. Boateng; Dr Eugene owusu and madam Ama A. S. Daaku as members.
The sector minister charged the board to regulate the communications industry in a forward-looking and transparent manner that promotes fair and sustainable competition to benefit the citizenry.
The Nation is therefore entrusting you with a very hefty tasks as members of the governing body of the Authority to regulate the communicate industry in a forward-looking and transparent manner that promotes fair and sustainable competition that translates optimal service and products for the benefit of the citizenry" she said.
she also urged them to work together to ensure the Agency is strategically steered in the direction that facilitates the achievement of its goals.
"With your varying expertise, I except you to put your collective energy, talents, and efforts to the wheel in the pursuits of the organisational goals of the Authority" she advised.
She reiterated the NCA’s pivotal role to ensure continuous connectivity between people and systems, adding, I expect that Spectrum and other resources are managed judiciously; Challenge of Service Provider and all stakeholders in the industry are improved and become issues of the past; an enabling environment is created to foster the use of technology and communications systems during this unprecedented era of Covid-19; the roll out the implemented of the SIM Registration Exercise well managed among others.
On behalf of the Board, Mr. Emmil Osei-Bonsu expressed appreciation to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo for appointment and gave the assurance that their tenure will see application of fair consistent and forward-looking regulations.
He was confident that through collaboration with all stakeholders, they would succeed and achieve their goals through prudent, proactive, and progressive regulation of the industry.