By Cecil Mensah
The management of Mobile Telecommunications Network (MTN), the largest communications operator in the country, has started the operation of a crèche to give care to the children of members of staff in the new office complex dubbed ‘MTN House ‘in the plush Ridge area of Accra.
The children care giving centre being operated by the communication giant is expected to cater for children from 5 months to 15 months of early childhood.
The centre according to management of the company was to assist breast feeding mothers working at the headquarters of the company give better care to their children.
Mr. Ebenezer Asante, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) MT N, announced this at the cutting of tape to inaugurate the ultra-modern office complex at Ridge, a suburb in Accra.
According to him, the building will house all MTN operational offices and its partners in the country.
He said, the rapid completion of the building was through the mutual collaboration of all its partners and the project transcended all the CEOs of
the company over the past twenty years.
He said the construction of the building was started in 2013 and completed in 2015.
He said the new building will house all its eight hundred employees housed in some rented properties.
He noted that MTN sees itself as part of Ghana’s economic development by contributing half a million jobs in the sector.
He revealed that since the company roll out of the Mobile Money platform, it has been able to offer some jobs to 35,000 merchants and 120,000 retailers across the country.
On his part, the Board Chairman of MTN Foundation, Mr. Ishmael Yamson took the opportunity to thank President John Dramani Mahama for accepting to chair the inauguration of the new building.
He said, the inauguration of the ultra-modern project is an indication that MTN has made bold statement for the future of Information Communication Technology in the country.
The President John Dramani Mahama on his part thanked the management of MTN for the transformation they have brought to the Information Communications Technology sector of the economy.