MTN Nigeria Communications Plc and its top officials have been honoured at the HR People Magazine Awards 2019.

MTN was a finalist in both the ‘Employer of Choice’ and ‘Best Employee Engagement’ categories. The Chief Executive Officer, Ferdi Moolman, was honoured with the ‘HR Champion 2019’ Award, for supporting the most innovative and far-reaching HR initiatives in 2018.

The Chief Human Resources Officer of the company, Esther Akinnukawe, was a nominee in the ‘HR Leader of the Year’ category and also received a commendation award.

Speaking on this recognition, Chief Human Resources Officer, Esther Akinnukawe said, “These awards are further validation of our belief that our people matter. We appreciate the great work they do and are committed to making their work life more fulfilling, mindful that MTNers play an invaluable role in connecting Nigerians to each other and to the rest of the world. For us, this translates to a pat on the back and encourages us to do even more. We will continue to be innovative in brightening the lives of our people and our customer.”

The HR People Magazine Awards are a celebration of excellence in the human resources profession demonstrated by individuals and companies at the forefront of promoting industry best practices. Winners are voted by 11 judges from four nationalities across five countries.

About MTN Nigeria

MTN Nigeria is Africa’s largest provider of communications services, connecting over 60 million people in communities across the country with each other and the world. Guided by a vision to lead the delivery of a bold new digital world, MTN Nigeria’s leadership position in coverage, capacity and innovation has remained constant, since its launch in 2001. MTN Nigeria is part of the MTN Group – a leading emerging market operator, connecting more than 200 million subscribers in 21 countries in Africa and the Middle East. To learn more about MTN Nigeria and its various initiatives, visit www.mtnonline.com

Contact:

Funso Aina

Senior Manager, External Relations

MTN Nigeria Communications Plc funso.aina@mtn.com

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