President Buhari was with President Jacob Zuma, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker Yakubu Dogara and Governor Bindow Jibrilla of Adamawa State as President Buhari hosts his South African counterpart Jacob Zuma to a State Banquet at the Presidential Banquet Hall on 8th Mar 2016...
President Mohammadu Buhari has said that 10,000 lives of Nigerians were lost due to the delay in the registration of sim cards by MTN.
Buhari who spoke in a joint press conference with the visiting South African president, Mr. Jacob Zuma at the presidential villa, Abuja was giving reasons why the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, fined the network provider.
He said that this would be his first time to speak on the issue as the president of Nigeria.
He said that the concern of Nigeria was basically on the security of lives and property of the people in the midst of terrorism.
He also hinted that the court action by MTN slowed the intervention of the government as it could not have interfered on the matter before the court.