NCC : Telecommunication Mast Radiation Not Harmful To Human Health




The Deputy Director of the  Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC), Mr Philips Eretan, on Thursday said that the radiation from telecommunication mast had no harmful effect on human health.

Mr Philips  said this during a consumer outreach programme in Bauchi. He  declared that the World health Organization(WHO) has recently had confirmed the harmless effect of the mast. “Some communities chase way service providers when they want to install their mast because of the belief that it endangers human health.

“The WHO has said that the radiation does not affect our health as such the more number of the masts installed, the more effective the services becomes,” he said. Eretan urged communities to cooperate with service providers for efficient service delivery.


He said that the commission had employed strategies to ensure that consumers were adequately educated and informed on good and quality services.(NAN)

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