MTN Nigeria has empowered 100 women from the Police Officers Wives’ Association, Lagos State chapter.
The women were presented with mobile stalls where they would to sell airtime and data with the use of digital gadgets, a statement on the CSR initiative said.
As part of the empowerment programme, the company also beautified the POWA market corridor in Falomo, Ikoyi. Representing the Lagos State Commissioner for Environment at the ceremony, the General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens, Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, said, “We are glad that MTN is making conscious effort to give back to the community and beautify Lagos through the renovation of the POWA Shopping Complex corridor here in Ikoyi and we are glad that Lagos State is gradually becoming a greener and healthier environment.”
Also speaking at the event, the Sales and Distribution Executive, MTN Nigeria, Adekunle Adebiyi, said, “We’re really excited to unveil the new POWA corridor as this project has been a long time coming. We’d like to thank the Ministry of Environment for giving us the approval and opportunity to do this. We’re also excited to have impacted the lives of members of the association.”
The statement said the empowerment and renovation of the POWA secretariat was part of MTN Nigeria’s commitment to continually brighten the lives of its customers across the nation.