MTN Ghana donates to Otumfuo Education Fund
MTN Ghana Friday made a donation of One Hundred Thousand Ghana Cedis (GHC100 000.00) to the Otumfuo Education Fund.
Before presenting the cheque, Chief Executive Officer of MTN Ghana; Selorm Adadevoh updated the King on some activities being undertaken by the company as she marks her 25th Anniversary.
The presentation was made when MTN Ghana CEO; Mr. Selorm Adadevoh paid a courtesy call on the Asantehene at Manhyia.
Mr. Adadevor who praised the impact of the Otumfuo Education Fund also recounted how MTN Ghana has constructed a 600 bed dormitory facility for Tamale SHS to enhance academic work and also zero-rating over 200 educational websites.
The CEO recounted how his outfit has invested over USD$200 million in infrastructure this year alone, and promised that all sites will be able to access 4G.
He said MTN continues to take her Corporate Social Responsibilities seriously with a special focus on the MTN Ghana Foundation’s three pillars; Education, Healthcare and Economic Empowerment. On the health front, Mr. Adadevoh recounted that the company has built hospitals, provided masks, PPEs and hand sanitizers among other interventions while supporting Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) throughout the country as part of efforts to empower Ghanaians economically. He recounted school blocks, dormitory blocks, scholarships amongst others as contributions MTN Ghana has made towards making education accessible to all.
Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II commended MTN’s efforts at facilitating life during this period of COVID-19; sustaining banking, education, healthcare and other sectors of the economy.
The King however lamented the use of social media to peddle falsehoods and misinform the unsuspecting public and appealed to MTN to help stop it.
He concluded by praising the Ghanaian CEOs of MTN Ghana for not disappointing but delivering on their mandate.
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