Source: PRO  |  Date Published: 07 Nov, 2018 11:09:44

    The corporate service executive of MTN Ghana, Mr  SAM Kuranteng on Thursday paid a courtesy call to the mayor of Sekondi-Takoradi, hon Anthony K K SAM at his office.

    according to the regional CSI coordinator, the visit was to formally introduce the newly appointed corporate service executive to the mayor whilst in the metropolis for an official tour in  the region. he indicated that MTN Ghana-takoradi office considers the assembly as one of its major partners, therefore deemed it appropriate for the visit.

    in his remarks, Mr. Kurankye  thanked the mayor and his entire team for the opportunity and briefed  them on MTN operations and various activities of the MTN Ghana foundation. he noted that MTN Ghana is investing an additional $144 million dollars into expanding their operations to better their services.

    he therefore appeal to the mayor to use his good office to control the frequent cutting of MTN fiber optic cables  which eventually turns to disrupt the quality of their services in the region.

    hon. K K SAM welcomed and thanked MTN Ghana for their services and various to societies via their corporate social responsibilities. moreover, he expressed his plan to develop the rural areas of the metropolis and have the telecommunication companies expand their services to the  people to provide them with effective telephone communication which would help facilitate their businesses and even create additional job opportunity to their communities.

    He urged MTN Ghana to do more to support the health and educational sectors of the metropolis and also help promote economic employment .

    In His conclusion, Hon K K SAM appealed for  MTN Ghana's support in the Assembly's quest to providing security to the people and also in observing the national sanitation days in the metropolis.

    on the cutting of the fiber optic cables, the Public Relation Officer, Mr .John Laste addressed that the assembly is not given any prior notice to the laying of the cables and mounting of maste , hence, inability to identify where the cables have  been buried when the assembly is doing any constructions on the streets. he then ask that MTN Ghana gives the assembly prior notice whenever they are embarking on such activities.

    Mr. kuranteng agreed to this and promised to engage the assembly from this moment on in that respect.


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