Telecommunications giant MTN has made donations to various Muslim communities throughout the ten regions of Ghana as they break their month-long fast.
In the Ashanti region, MTN donated 10 bags of rice, 4 boxes of vegetable oil, 6 boxes of voltic mineral water, 4 boxes of Pure Heaven fruit juice, 30 cartons of soft drinks, 500 Cedis worth of MTN airtime and a cash amount of 6,500 Cedis to the Kumasi Central Mosque.
General Manager for MTN’s Northern Business District; James Basintale explained that MTN is committed to maintaining her excellent relationship with the Muslim community in the country.
Mr. Basintale also used the occasion to announce MTN’s 20th Anniversary celebration to the Ashanti regional Chief Imam Sheik Abdul Mumin Harun and the leadership of the Ashanti Muslim Community and also explained MTN’s latest leap; the introduction of 4G services in Ghana.
Receiving the items, Sheik Abdul Mumin Harun was full of gratitude to MTN. He commended MTN for maintaining a close relationship with the Muslim community and also congratulated the company on her successes as she marks its 20th year in Ghana.
He recounted the beginnings of MTN’s operations from her “Spacefon” days till date and explained that “areeba” is an Arabic word which signifies wisdom; a virtue that has been ever present in MTN’s life in Ghana.