MTN supports Oguaa Fetu Afahye celebration

BY: Deborah Oluwamuyiwa
Mr Simon Amoh (left), the Regional Senior Manager of MTN Ghana South West Business District, presenting a dummy cheque to Mr Perry Mensah (3rd right), the Chairman of the 2018 Oguaa Fetu Afahye Planning Committee
Mr Simon Amoh (left), the Regional Senior Manager of MTN Ghana South West Business District, presenting a dummy cheque to Mr Perry Mensah (3rd right), the Chairman of the 2018 Oguaa Fetu Afahye Planning Committee

Mobile Telecommunication Network (MTN) Ghana has presented the Oguaa Traditional Council with a cheque for GH¢10,000 in support of the 2018 Oguaa Fetu Afahye celebration.

The traditional council was also presented with MTN recharge cards worth GH¢1,000, hampers containing drinks worth GH¢1,500 and other souvenirs.

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Making the donation in Cape Coast last Wednesday, August 22, 2018, the Regional Senior Manager of MTN Ghana South West Business District, Mr Simon Amoh, said it was to reciprocate the council’s support to the success of the company.

He said the chiefs were an integral part of the system in which the company operated, so there was the need to support them.

“The chiefs are an integral part of the system in which we operate; they give us land and support our decisions, therefore we must also support them when the need arises,” he said.


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Economic Empowerment

Mr Amoh said the festival was a means for the inhabitants of Cape Coast to be economically empowered, to enable them to have the means to patronise the services of the company.

He said MTN Ghana was committed to supporting economic empowerment initiatives, adding that festivals boosted tourism and brought about economic development.
“MTN is an African company that believes in culture and such celebrations are an integral part of culture and tradition,” he added.

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Mr Amoh noted that as part of the festival celebration, MTN would organise a health walk on Sunday, August 26, 2018 and a health screening exercise for the aged in the communities.

Appreciation

The 2018 Oguaa Fetu Afahye Planning Committee Chairman, Mr Perry Mensah, thanked MTN for its support in ensuring the success of the celebration over the years.

He appealed to them to undertake a monumental project in Cape Coast that would be in the name of the mobile service provider.