As part of activities marking its 20th anniversary in Nigeria, telecoms and ICT company, MTN, said it will tomorrow, August 8, 2021, commission an ultra-modern head office in the country. According to MTN, the office, which is to be powered by renewable energy, is a testament to its desire to continue to plant its roots in the country.
The CEO of MTN Nigeria, Karl Toriola, said the building would serve as a central hub for creativity and innovation. He said: “In line with our desire to plant deeper and more permanent roots in Nigeria, we have also initiated plans to commission a purpose-built, state of the art MTN Head Office, designed to act as a central hub for our network, a catalyst for creativity and innovation, and a showcase for the flexible working structures that are driving efficiency gains in this new normal working environment.
“Aligned with our wider commitment to environmental sustainability, it will meet the highest global environmental standards, demonstrating the role of green technology in our future.”
The company began its operation in Nigeria in 2001 and has grown to become the market leader in the telecommunications sector providing call, data, and mobile money services to Nigerians. Extending its gratitude towards Nigerians, MTN said it owes its success to the immense support of Nigerians over the years.
“In 20 years, we have been able to reach impressive heights thanks to the support of Nigerians. This has been our motivation for doing more, and we will continue to put Nigerians first.” The company reiterated its plans to secure 90 per cent broadband population coverage by 2025.