The Group President and CEO of MTN, Ralph Mupita, accompanied by board members and leadership of MTN Group and MTN Nigeria, recently paid a courtesy visit to President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
The purpose of the meeting was to extend congratulations to President Tinubu on his election victory and discuss MTN’s commitment to Nigeria, as well as its strategy for expanding connectivity, diversifying digital services, and supporting the growth of Nigeria’s digital economy.
During the meeting, President Tinubu emphasized the importance of partnerships and expressed his excitement about collaborating with MTN on technological advancements.
He stated, “You can do a lot for the economy by partnering with us. We believe no one can succeed alone. The structural adjustments we are making are to ensure we face the right direction and arrive at a destination that caters for our people. We have a responsibility to revolutionize the economy so that our youths can share in the prosperity of the nation, otherwise, we are only waiting for the dreams to be charted.”
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In response, Ralph Mupita, the President and CEO of MTN Group, expressed gratitude for the warm reception from President Tinubu and his team.
Mupita said: “We appreciate the warm reception from President Tinubu and his team for their warm welcome and for their enthusiasm for the role that the telecoms and technology sector can play in driving the growth of Nigeria’s digital economy. Our visit served as an opportunity to reinforce our long-term commitment to Nigeria and our belief in the immense potential of the emerging digital economy. We are convinced that telecoms and technology can play in We are convinced of broad participation in this new economic era.
“The principle of shared value is a fundamental pillar of our Ambition 2025 strategy, which we are actively implementing in Nigeria. Whether through expanding local ownership via retail participation in our domestic listing, our renewed focus on local content, promoting access to connectivity and financial services in rural areas, or deploying innovative technology platforms, we are continuously innovating to ensure a more inclusive digital landscape.”