MTN Donates to National Chief Imam
MTN Donates to National Chief Imam

MTN Ghana, the leading telecommunications company in Ghana, has embarked on another benevolence exercise by donating cash and some assorted items to the National Chief Imam, Dr. Sheikh Usumanu Nuhu Sharabutu, ahead of the celebration of this year’s Eid ul-Fitr.

The company presented an amount of GHC5, 000, 10 bags of rice, 5 cartons of vegetable oil, 15 boxes of mineral water, 20 packs of soft drinks, a ram, airtime worth GH¢ 500.00 to the Chief Imam in support of this year’s Eid ul-Fitr.

Presenting the items, the Senior Manager for Customer Service and Credit Management, Salihu Abu, said in the spirit of Ramadan and Eidul Fitr, and their existing relationship with the Chief Imam and the Muslim community, the company thought it wise to lend their support once more towards the successful celebration of Eidul Fitr.

According to him, as a result of their long-standing relationship, MTN Ghana has over the past 11 years extended its support to the Muslim community in various ways.

Such as the annual donation to National Chief Iman, Regional Chief Imans in Kumasi, Takoradi, Tamale and sponsorship of Sallafest in Nima and Accra Newtown
“In a few days’, Ramadan would be coming to an end and Muslims in Ghana and around the world will be celebrating Eidul Fitr.

The end of Ramadan is a time of joy as we extol the values of the Islamic faith; empathy, charity, holiness and patience. We at MTN believe that these values help us in cultivating relationships and forging a better and stronger social fabric as a people,” he stated.

For this reason, we are here today to extend our warmest regards and most sincere wishes from the Management and staff of MTN to you for the relationship we have enjoyed with the Muslim Community over the past 11 years.

“Your Eminence, distinguished Imams and Elders of the Muslim Community, our donation today goes to affirm our appreciation for your support, patronage and loyalty to MTN .We thank you once again for your continued support to our activities and for the warm reception we have enjoyed over the years.

We will continue to support the Hajj Board with our products to facility their work. Last year, MTN refurbished the lodging area at Hajj Village with over GHc200, 000,” he hinted.

According to him, MTN will also donate cash and food items to the Regional Chief Imams in Kumasi, Takoradi and Tamale.

The business is also sponsoring the 19th edition of Nima Sallafest, which is the largest gathering of Muslims in Accra and the Accra New Town Sallafest. We hope our support will help make this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr a memorable one.

This he said, they will ensure that their products and services are available for all their customers during Eidul Fitr with data activations being carried out throughout the period at vantage points.

“As we collectively strive to build a better society, we are delighted to share with you that MTN Ghana recently launched its Initial Public offer (IPO). In view of this launch, MTN Ghana is giving the opportunity to every Ghanaian to own part of the company. The shares are going for 0.75p per share and one can purchase in multiples of ten (10). This means that with just Gh¢ 7.50 one can own shares in MTN Ghana,” he emphasized.

He also seized the opportunity to advise interested persons to speak to financial investment expert for in-depth understanding before making a decision to buy the shares.

Sheikh Yunusah Osman Mohammed who received the items on behalf of the Chief Imam, expressed their profound gratitude to MTN for their kind gesture.

Sheikh Yunusah prayed for Allah’s blessings on the staff of MTN and urged all Muslims in the country to ensure that there’s peace during and after the celebration of the festival.

By: Isaac Kofi Dzokpo/newsghana.com.gh

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