President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday at State House Abuja urged the MTN Group to make available, top of the range services to its Nigerian subscribers.
Speaking when he received members of the board of MTN Group led by its president and chief executive officer, Ralph Mupita, President Buhari in a statement by his media aide, Femi Adesina, said: “I congratulate you on your appointment as the Group President of MTN. I wish you all the best. Nigeria is your most lucrative market in Africa, Asia and the Middle East, as well as the source of a third of the income of the entire MTN Group. As such, we urge you to offer top-of-the-range and affordable service to Nigerians.
“As we seek to make broadband widely available and affordable, we urge MTN to continue to support our efforts by expanding high quality connectivity to Nigerians in unserved and underserved areas.”
The president also called on the group to support the implementation of the National Policy for the Promotion of Indigenous Content in the Nigerian Telecommunications Sector.
He assured his visitors that his administration was doing everything possible to make Nigeria investor-friendly by addressing identified challenges.