MTN opens its doors to Persons with Disabilities

Ghana’s Telecommunications Giant, MTN has reiterated its commitment of giving equal employment opportunities to Persons with Disabilities (PWDs), in the country.
The Head of Human Resources at MTN Ghana Mrs. Amma Benneh-Amponsah disclosed this in an interview with News Ghana at a Career Fair organized by the Ghana Federation of Disabilities Organizations in Accra.

According to her, MTN will always embrace PWDs and also create a conducive environment for them to enable them contribute their quota towards national development.

“We are very inclusive organization, we believe in diversity and inclusiveness for us is getting the right talents onboard whether they are able-bodied or disabled”, she emphasized
Adding that, their decision to participate in the career fair is in tandem with MTN Foundation’s commitment to economically empower less privileged persons in Ghanaian communities.

The meeting attracted a cross section of the public including heads of department, civil society organizations, youth groups, employment associations among other well-meaning Ghanaians.

The fair which was started in 2010 provides a suitable platform for PWDS to highlight their God-given potentials and the need for them to be given the opportunity to serve in various sectors of the economy.

This year’s career fair which was being supported by MTN was themed: “Employing Persons with Disabilities to Promote Inclusive and Diversity in the Work Space- the Role of Policy Makers and Employers.”

Ghana is the market leader in the increasingly competitive mobile telecommunications industry in Ghana, offering subscribers a range of exciting options under Pay Monthly and Pay As You Go Services.

The company has committed itself to delivering reliable and innovative services that provide value for subscribers in Ghana’s telecommunications market.

Since its entry into Ghana in 2006, MTN has continuously invested in expanding and modernizing its network in order to offer superior services to a broad expanse of the nation.

Total network investments from 2006-2016 are about US$3.472 billion. MTN has the widest network coverage across Ghana. With the recent commercial launch of 4G LTE services, MTN became the only mobile operator providing 4G services in all regional capitals and large cities.

The company has also built three modern switch and data centres to deliver stable, reliable, efficient and robust Telecom and Data Services to customers.
By : Isaac KofiDzokpo/

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