AR Chief Imam endorses MTN’s IPO

The Ashanti Regional Chief Imam, Sheik Abdul Mumin Harun, has expressed interest in the Initial Public Offer (IPO) rolled out by mobile telecommunication giant, MTN.

He commended the mobile giant for being thoughtful and quickly respecting the regulations bothering their work.

Sheik Mumin Harun said he has been quite busy since the IPO was issued but would quickly buy some of the shares from next week when he will be a bit free and relaxed.

The regional chief Imam was addressing the media after receiving some assorted items from MTN to help his office in the celebration of this year’s Eid-Ul-Fitr, which came off last week Friday and Saturday respectively.

The items, which were presented by leading members of the telecoms company in the region, included bags of rice, cartons of vegetable oil, boxes of mineral water, packs of soft drinks, a ram and airtime worth GHC300.

A cash amount of GHC2,000 was also added to the gift to assist the regional chief imam’s office take care of guests during the celebration.

Presenting the items, Mobile Money Manager, MTN Northern Sector, Mr Stephen Asare, who read a statement on behalf of Senior Manager, Customer Services and Credit Management, Mr Salihu Abu, expressed the company’s gratitude for the warm friendship that has existed between them for the past 11 years.

Muslim community in various ways such as the annual donation to National Chief Imam, Regional Chief Imams in Kumasi, Takoradi, Tamale and sponsorship of Sallafest in Nima and Accra Newtown,” he said.

Mr Asare said in addition to the donation that MTN was also sponsoring the Salafest at the Central Mosque which was the largest gathering of Muslims in Kumasi, hoping that their support will help make this year’s Eid-ul-Fitr as memorable as ever.

He also assured the chief imam of the availability of their products and services for all their customers during the celebration with data activations being carried out throughout the period at vantage points.

Mr Asare encouraged the staff of the chief imam’s office to take advantage of the IPO the company has offered as they collectively strive to build a better society.

“We are delighted to share with you that MTN Ghana recently launched its Initial Public Offer (IPO). In view of this launch, MTN Ghana is giving the opportunity to every Ghanaian to own part of the company. The shares are going for 0.75p per share and one can purchase in multiples of ten (10). This means that with just Gh¢7.50 one can own shares in MTN Ghana,” he said.

 

Story: Business Desk

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