The Nigerian communication Commission, NCC has approved 615 as the new Emergency Security Number in Oyo state, insideoyo.com has gathered.
This was made known on Monday, by the state governor, Engineer Seyi Makinde through his official twitter account.
Makinde in the tweet said the emmergency security number is toll free for all citizens and residents of the Pace setter state.
“As part of our plans to have a more effective communications centre in Oyo State, the Nigerian Communications Commission has launched 615 as the new Emergency Security Number in Oyo State.
“The Emergency Security Number is toll free.” the tweet reads.
Insideoyo.com recalls that NCC delegation led by the Commission’s Head of ECC, Muhammed Ibrahim, at the instance of the Ibadan NCC Zonal Controller, Yomi Arowosafe, was received by the State Governor, Seyi Makinde last month.
The Governor, who took time to listen to the delegation on NCC’s desire for increased collaboration and synergy with the state government, said he was “particularly interested in having a more effective Emergency Communications Centre in the State” while expressing his administration’s readiness to support.