ATCIS Action on Breakdown of FG-NIN Portals: FG/GBB Apologized & Assured Subscribers Safety on their Database Demanded by Hon Sina Bilesanmi, ATCIS National President.
On Saturday courtesy’s visit to his fore father palace as Son of the soil, Prince of Gbelegbuwa in Ijebu Ode-Ogun state, Nigeria. Hon Prince (Amb) Esv. Adesina Jelili Bilesanmi aka Ojueko, the National President, Association of Telephone, Cable TV and Internet Subscribers of Nigeria.(ATCIS-Nigeria) is the leading masses advocacy body that promote Subscriber interests as well as defends Subscriber right in Nigeria with over 190 million Subscribers membership strength across 36 states within the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria, addressed journalists at Awujale of Ijebuland palace on the updates of FG- GBB NIN Portals that Breakdown for almost 12 days if not the intervention of ATCIS ultimatum 24 hours warning, as we all know last week Thursday ATCIS released online news that challenged FG & GBB to apology & assure how Safety is Subscribers database? This portal enables telecom firms, the Nigerian Immigration Service, banks, and other organisations to verify the National Identity Number of their customers before attending to them, in line with the Federal Government’s directive.
Prince Sina Bilesanmi said “Knowledge is deeper than the ocean and wider than the sky. There is always so much to learn.So always keep our mind open to learn new things and you will find yourself everyday becoming wiser than yesterday” this words to Federal Government all agency’s that concern should believe collaboration with ATCIS the only Subscribers body.
Sina Bilesanmi further Say’s FG- GBB have communicate to ATCIS that NIN: Service Fully Restored on our Platform, GBB The government-owned company said this in a press statement on Friday, which was titled ‘Service outage at customer environments completely resolved’ and signed by its Head of Corporate Communications, Chidi Okpala.
Galaxy Backbone, GBB, has announced full restoration of services on its platform after days of network glitches experienced by its teeming customers.
The statement read in part, “Galaxy Backbone is pleased to report that the outage experienced by some of our customers earlier reported has now been completely resolved “
It added, “We are proud of the doggedness and dedication of all the Engineers and Application Experts who worked round the clock since this issue occurred and never gave up until this was fully resolved
The agency also emphasised that the service outage was not a product of a security breach.
“The Management of GBB would like to reiterate that the temporary outage experienced by our customers had nothing to do with any form of security breach on our Infrastructure as earlier stated on some platforms.
“The security of data of our customers and stakeholders is extremely paramount to us and we maintain the highest level of international standards, equipment and policies in ensuring data is kept secure at all times.”
The agency further assured its customers that necessary measures have been taken to ensure that the service outage does not occur again.
It said, “GBB has put in all the necessary structures based on global standards to ensure that such an outage is never again experienced by any of our customers in either the public or private sector.
“As our customers resume their services to the public, our team of Engineers, Service Delivery and Support Experts would be working closely with them in the event of any problems that may need resolution.
“We are committed to maintaining excellent service delivery and enhancement of the digital services experience of our customers.”
Our association has made over 740 newspaper publications, both local and international as well as online news publications, Radio and National Television Station Interviews with about 238 Success achievements so far to the benefit of Subscribers across the country. ATCIS has spent about #454 million naira since 2014 till date, which has been on self -sponsored by members without government agency’s in Nigeria.
Our National President of ATCIS-Nigeria thanks Federal Government and all Subscribers for their regular support.
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