Mr. Eli Hini, the General Manager for Mobile Financial Services, MTN Ghana, has said their outfit is working with the police to thoroughly screen personnel who apply to become agents of mobile money.
Mr. Hini said the agents would be thoroughly scrutinized and well observed to ensure the safety of customers, agents and credibility of the service.
Mr. Hini announced this at He said this at the company’s maiden edition of mobile money agents awards night in Accra where over 120 Mobile Money Agents who have exhibited professionalism in discharging their duties to promote the mobile money business were celebrated
The MTN Mobile Money Agents Awards event was the first of its kind in the telecom industry in Ghana, and aimed at rewarding all Mobile Money Agents in the country.
Mr. Hini, noted that MTN instituted the awards event in order to reward and celebrate agents who have respected and discharged their duties in accordance to the rule and regulations governing Agent operations.
“Knowing how diligently you have worked as agents to ensure our customers have a good experience with Mobile Money services, we are celebrating you today for showing leadership and integrity in your day to day activities.
The first celebrations took place in Takoradi last week, it was awesome. It is the turn of Accra today and next week, we will be in Kumasi for the same purpose,” he noted.
According to him, the agents have responsibility to serve as ambassadors for the brand.
This he said, their actions and inactions impacts the image of MTN. Therefore we urge you to provide exceptional experience for our customers.
In all, Mr. Kwame Kwadon, of Notable E – Solutions emerged as the overall best Mobile Money Agent. He received a motorbike, certificate of honor and other valuable items.
Other prizes won by some agents include: Generator, mobile phones, solar lamps and others.
The event also saw a talented singer/ rapper; Kuami Eugene and the winner of MTN Hitmaker 4, Kidi passing through.