The Federal Government is dedicated to offering an enabling surroundings for companies to succeed, as partnerships between the private and non-private sectors stay probably the most viable technique of bringing prosperity to the lots.
President Muhammadu Buhari gave the reassurance Tuesday as he acquired the Chairman, MTN Group, Mr Mcebisi Jonas, at State House, Abuja.
“I am pleased to hear of the progress you are making in Nigeria, especially in supporting our digital inclusion programs. Your proposed projects, such as the rural telephony project, will surely complement our economic diversification and financial inclusion programs by connecting the producers based in rural areas to consumers located in our major towns and cities,” the President stated.
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He stated the federal government was methods to extend the extent of safety throughout essential nationwide infrastructure, noting that it might assure seamless service supply and in addition facilitate investments throughout the nation.
President Buhari stated Nigeria is Africa’s largest telecommunications market, and MTN’s largest market, including: “Our hope is for operators like MTN to continue to focus on delivering quality service at reasonable prices. If we put our minds together, such win-win positions are achievable.”
The MTN Group Chairman stated he was visiting together with high executives of the telecoms firm to point out appreciation to President Buhari, “because most of the issues we raised during your visit to South Africa have been addressed, and there is progress on the remaining ones.”
He stated the Group has the utmost dedication to investing in Nigeria and would commit the sum of $1.6 billion from its operations within the nation to strengthen its community and techniques.
“We are fully aligned with the strategic agenda of the government, and are committed to strengthening the digital economy of the country,” Mr Jonas stated.