MTN Group CEO, Ralph Mupita, has reaffirmed Ghana as a key market for the growth and expansion of the telecommunications company, MTN Group, in Africa.
As such, he iterated MTN’s commitment to support Government’s developmental initiatives in the West African country in which its subsidiary, MTN Ghana, currently commands the largest market share.
“Ghana remains a key market for us as a Group, and we are keen on demonstrating our commitment to the progress of the country through meaningful partnerships with our relevant key stakeholders”.Ralph Mupita
The Group CEO made this known during a day’s working visit to Ghana on Friday, May 20, 2022. He was accompanied by the Chairman of MTN Group, Mcebisi Jonas, Group Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer, Chika Ekeji, and Nompilo Morafo, Group Chief Sustainability and Corporate Affairs Officer.
The purpose of the visit was to reaffirm MTN’s commitment to the socio-economic development of Ghana and strengthen relationships with key stakeholders.
Ralph Mupita and the team from MTN Group, together with the MTN Ghana team led by the CEO Selorm Adadevoh, began the day by meeting with the South African High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E Grace Janet Mason.
They continued with their engagements with meetings at the Bank of Ghana, the Ministry of Communications and Digitalization, and the Ministry of Finance before ending the day with a meeting with members of the MTN Ghana Board of Directors.
Key areas of discussions were updates on key strategic projects including Localization and other ICT development initiatives such as the Girls in ICT project (which MTN has committed GHS10 million spread over 3 years), the ICT Hub Project (which is in early stages) and discussions on a project that seeks to position Ghana as the center of ICT for the continent.
Engagement with journalists
Aside meeting the Board members and heads of other government institutions, Ralph Mupita had a separate engagement with a selected number of journalists in Accra to share his views on current technological developments in Africa and MTN’s strategy and commitment to the Ghana market.
The Group CEO expressed the company’s commitment to investing in the network, highlighting that the performance of businesses in Ghana over the years was a result of sustained investments in infrastructure.
The Group CEO also had the opportunity to share insights on MTN’s outlook towards its strategic vision, Ambition 2025.
The visit to Ghana was Ralph’s fourth since he assumed office as Group CEO and President in 2020. The stakeholder engagements are part of his commitment to fostering cordial working relationships and to better understanding areas of collaboration between MTN, the private sector and Governments in the markets where MTN operates.
MTN Ghana is the market leader in the mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay As You Go, Pay Monthly and Mobile Financial Services. The company is part of the MTN Group which is a leading emerging market leader with a clear vision to lead the delivery of a bold, new, digital world to its customers.
MTN Group is inspired by its belief that everyone deserves the benefits of a modern connected life. Scancom PLC is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange and its strategy is Ambition 2025: Leading digital solutions for Africa’s progress.
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