MTN Nigeria has urged members of the public to take advantage of the business’s ongoing share sales to become shareholders in the company.
Mr Adekunle Adebiyi, MTN Nigeria’s sales and distribution officer, made the statement while speaking to corporate partners and members of the public in Ilorin, Kwara State, yesterday.
MTN, according to Adekunle, has been Nigeria’s premier network provider since 2001, and the business wants to give more Nigerians the opportunity to become shareholders after their 20-year achievements in the country.
He claims that “the company want to make more Nigerians benefit from its consistent success by being stakeholders through buying of share.”
Mr Stephen Akinola, MTN’s General Manager Business Partner, while giving a breakdown of the share sales, said “the share is selling at 169 Naira per unit with a minimum of 20 units per person and the sales will last for two weeks”
“The company is making available 575 million shares at the rate of 169 Naira per share and the minimum each person can buy is 20 units.”
He added that “any interested buyer can go through our website or apply via paper and as part of the requirements to qualify the interested buyer must be 18 years above and be ready to provide BVN number.”
Mrs Adenike Odewumi, the managing director of telecom partner GOLAD telecommunications, also spoke, describing the stock sale as the best Christmas gift the telecommunications giant could provide to all Nigerians.
Mrs Odewumi urged Nigerians to take advantage of the opportunity, saying they have nothing to lose by doing so.