MTN budgets $1.6 bn to invest in Nigeria:

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr. Isa Pantami, is pleased to announce that the Mobile Telephone Network (MTN) recently budgeted 1.6 billion dollars to invest in the Nigerian market from now till 2023. Isa revealed this in a statement signed by Mrs. Phil Oshodin, Director Press and Public Relations when MTN paid him a courtesy visit in the ministry’s headquarters.

According to him, the Federal Government is focused on providing a conducive and enabling environment for every mobile telecommunication company working in Nigeria so they can run their businesses without problems.

His words, “I am glad to hear that you have a budget of 1.6 billion you plan to invest in Nigeria in the next three years.

“Please, try to get your priorities right. Look at the areas that are underserved and invest.

“I am happy that you also appreciated our modest efforts in addressing most of the challenges being faced by mobile Telecommunications firms in Nigeria. I believe every County has its own peculiar challenge.

“We have achieved a lot in addressing most of the challenges: issues of vandalism, Right of Way (RoW) and several others.”


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