The World Health Organisation (WHO) has stated that Electromagnetic Fields (EMFs) or radiations emitted by telecommunications masks do not cause cancers or anything untoward to human health.
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) quoted the global agency yesterday at the 103th Consumer Outreach Programme (COP) in Calabar, Cross River State.
The commission’s Head of Consumer Protection and Advocacy, Consumer Affairs, Ayan Banji Ojo, stressed that it was necessary to educate consumers following the negative perceptions about location of telecoms facilities in communities.
He said: “Today, there has been some negative public perceptions and conceptions about consumers on electromagnetic fields (EMFs) or radiations from telecoms equipment/facilities sited within their vicinities. This has generated public health concerns.” Read more