Among leading public agencies are the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). NAFDAC safeguards the health of the nation. NCC is an independent regulator for the telecoms industry. BPE implements privatisation and commercialisation policies. NNPC oversees the petroleum and natural gas industries.