MTN pays tribute to women on international Women’s Day
By Nana Appiah Acquaye, Accra, Ghana
The Corporate Services Executive of MTN Ghana, Cynthia Lumor, has paid a glowing tribute to women. She said on the occasion of the international women’s day, MTN wishes to acknowledge the enormous contributions made by Ghana’s illustrious women towards the country’s development.
“MTN applauds the efforts of all of female employees particularly MTN staff and partners, as well as all women in Ghana who continue to work hard to provide quality products and services to customers and help drive the country’s development” she added.
In a statement to mark the international women’s day, Lumor noted that women’s contribution to the growth of the economy, business and society in general cannot be overstated. it is in recognition of this, that MTN extends her complements to all women.
“At MTN we believe an empowered woman is an inspiration to all. We are proud to have some of the best female brains in this country occupying very key positions in our organization and they continue to contribute to growing MTN and the country.”
The statement noted that MTN Ghana is committed to the development and welfare of women in all parts of the country. A particular focus on maternal healthcare and the ultimate wellbeing of women has seen the MTN Ghana foundation commission several projects aimed at improving maternal and child mortality and they include a newly constructed 20-bed maternity block, fully furnished with medical equipment and furniture for the Ejisu government hospital in the Ashanti region.
In addition, MTN Ghana foundation has refurbished the maternal blocks of Effia Nkwanta government hospital and the second floor of the Korle Bu teaching hospital. Another area of equal importance to MTN is increasing access to education and ICT facilities.