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Operators want governors to emulate Ekiti RoW charges

Operators want governors to emulate Ekiti RoW charges

Economy
While commending the Ekiti State Governor, and the Chairman of Governors Forum, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, for slashing Right of Way (RoW) charges from ₦4,500 to ₦145 per linear meter for broadband infrastructure, telecoms operators have beckoned on other governors in Nigeria, to follow suit. Fayemi, yesterday, through his Twitter handle, @kfayemi and @ekitistategov, announced that to make Ekiti State the knowledge and innovation capital of Nigeria, “I have signed an Executive Order reducing the Row charges related to laying of any broadband or other telecommunications infrastructures from ₦4500 to ₦145 per meter.” The Governor said Ekiti is the first to comply with the NEC approved RoW charges for broadband in Nigeria, thus becoming the cheapest state for broadband infrastructure investment...