TY Danjuma Chairs ntel Board


Danjuma with other members of the team

Development & Investment Limited “NatCom” (trading as ntel) on Wednesday
July 27, 2016, announced elder statesman, accomplished businessman and respected
philanthropist, General TY Danjuma, as the Chairman of its board.
had his inaugural board meeting yesterday with former chairman, Dr. Tunde
Ayeni, who is now the Vice Chairman and other members of the board including
Captain Idahosa Okunbo, Abiola Ayeni, Kasheem Shettima, Philip Chukwu, Kola
Adesina, John Darlington, Dan Kunle, Babatunde Omotoba and Kamar Abass.
fondly referred to as ‘the green general’ on account of his environmental
activism, has interests in oil and gas, banking and shipping. A respected
environmentalist and philanthropist, he was Chairman of Abuja Green Society and
through his own Danjuma Foundation, established in 2009,
passionatelysupportspoverty alleviation, education and medical aid initiatives
across Nigeria.
Danjuma brings to the ntel board robust commercial experience covering some
three decades in the public and private sectors, following a successful career
in the army from where he retired as a three-star General and Chief of Army
Staff in 1980. He also served as Minister of Defence in the first term of the civilian
administration of President Olusegun Obasanjo.
on this key addition to ntel’s board, Kamar Abass, ntel’s CEO, remarked “We are
delighted to have a man of General TY Danjuma’s standing join us. As our new chairman
and as a shareholder, we welcome his support as we add momentum to our growth
and development in Nigeria’s telecoms industry. We expect to benefit enormously
from General Danjuma’s sterling leadership credentials and, in this way, to build
on the excellent work of our immediate past chairman, Dr. Tunde Ayeni, who
positioned ntel to deliver the leading Broadband experiences already evidenced in
Lagos and Abuja.”
is reputed to be Nigeria’s most advanced mobile 4G/LTE network providing
superfast Internet Access that enables high-definition voice, data and video
services. ntel’s network is built on the 900/1800 Mhz frequency bands which are
the best propagation frequencies for the deployment of 4G/LTE technology.