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Saturday, January 16, 2016
MTN apologise to NCC, but can this make NCC reverse MTN's fine?
DOMINANT mobile operator, MTN Nigeria said in Lagos on Friday that it is willing to restore relationship with the telecoms umpire, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), no matter the current situation in the industry.
Speaking to journalists in Lagos, newly appointed MTN Nigeria, Chief Executive Officer, Ferdinand Moolman and Corporate Service Executive, Aminat Oyagbola, noted that MTN has utmost confidence in NCC and holds the regulator in high esteem. While emphasising that MTN was ready to restore relationship with NCC.
Oyagbola, while giving more insight, said the regulator is the most important stakeholder as far as the industry is concern, “We have utmost respect for them.”
According to her, the approach to reconciliation is to correct any area where the firm had erred in the past.
Said she: “The approach is to take the steps lined up to move the industry forward, correct where we have erred in the past, ensure good business relationship with all stakeholders in the industry. It starts with show of good faith; speaking the truth. We want to restore and generate more goodwill”, she stated.
The new CEO also added that the fine issue was very critical for MTN to resolve, disclosing that the fine is about 95 per cent of their total revenue for a year.