MTN Group CEO and President Ralph Mupita has paid a one-day working visit to Ghana to engage some key stakeholders of the business and reiterate MTN’s commitment to help grow the telecommunications industry in the country.
The Group CEO and his team of executives paid courtesy calls on the Bank of Ghana, Ghana Revenue Authority, Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation to interact and discuss issues of mutual interest.
During the Bank of Ghana visit, Mr. Mupita expressed his appreciation to the central bank for its support given to the business over the years.
In his remarks, the Bank’s Governor, Dr. Ernest Addison, congratulated MTN for work done in the mobile financial services sector and indicated the BoG will count on the business to champion innovation and Financial Inclusion. Dr Addison was joined by the 2nd Deputy Governor, Mrs. Elsie Addo Awadzi.
Ralph Mupita and his delegation then called on the Commissioner-General of the Ghana Revenue Authority, Rev. Amishaddai Owusu-Amoah – and his deputies, where he commended Ghana for encouraging headline growth last year.
In his engagements with the Ministry for Finance and Ministry of Communications and Digitalisation, Ralph Mupita reiterated MTN Group’s commitment to the Ghana market and the company’s continuous support to the government of Ghana in achieving its digital agenda.
This is the Group CEO’s third visit to Ghana since he assumed office. The Group CEO is being accompanied by the Vice President for WECA, Ebenezer Asante-CEO of MTN Ghana; Selorm Adadevoh-CEO of Mobile Money Ltd.; Eli Hini-Chief Corporate Services Officer; Sam Koranteng; and Chief Finance Officer, Antoinette Kwofie.
The visit to Ghana is part of Ralph’s commitment to growing MTN’s business in the various markets by consistently engaging local authorities to understand their expectations and to foster cordial working relationship. Ralph’s next stop is Nigeria, where he will also engage key stakeholders.