Accra, July 5, GNA – Mobile telecommunication
giant MTN Ghana has been adjudged African telecommunication company of the year
at the 9th Ghana Information Technology and Telecoms Awards (GITTA) held in
Accra on Friday.
A statement issued and copied to the Ghana
News Agency said Mr Selorm Adadevoh, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MTN
Ghana also emerged the Telecoms CEO of the year.
It further stated that Mr Rob Shutter, the
CEO of MTN Group was also adjudged the African CEO of the year.
Dr Mahammudu Bawumia, the Vice President in
an address at the event, said MTN over the years had been recognised by several
institutions, both locally and internationally for the unparalleled commitment
to high performance and leadership.
He expressed government’s willingness to
partner FinTechs and other stakeholders in the Information and Communication
Technology sector to provide solutions to the challenges facing society.
“Given the abundance of talent, I am
confident that the quest to formalize the largely informal Ghanaian economy
will be successful”, he said.
Mr Selorm Adadevoh, the CEO of MTN Ghana, in
an address, said the awards were a testament of the company’s continuous investment
in its human resources.
“These awards are a testament that our
continuous investment in our human resources and the network continue to yield
results. We will continue to challenge ourselves to go the extra mile to
delight our customers”.
According to the statement, the company also
received the Customer Experience Award, Mobile Money Provider Award, Mobile
Operator Award, Sustainability and Social Impact Award and Telecoms Brand of
the Year Award.
The IT, Mobile Money and Customer Care
Teams, were also awarded for being the best in the industry, the statement
The GITTA Awards is organised by Instinct
Wave to recognise institutions and personalities that have embraced
digitization and introduced innovation designed to make delivery of services
In 2018, MTN Ghana became the first telecoms
provided in Ghana to be inducted into the GITTA Hall of Fame.
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