The Minister of Works, Engr. David Nweze Umahi has commended MTN Nigeria Communications Company for their dedication to the construction of roads across the country under the Tax Credit Scheme.
Director (Information) Press & Public Relations Unit of the Ministry, Blessing Lere-Adams who disclosed this in a statement issued on Tuesday, September 12, 2023, said the Minister expressed his gratitude to the telecom giant when he hosted its management staff at the Ministry’s headquarters in Abuja.
Umahi said, “I thank MTN for several ongoing laudable road construction projects under the Tax Credit Scheme, we thank you for your confidence in the country and our government.
“Onitsha – Enugu dual carriageway is a very busy road and if not the most important in the South-east for our people, it is such a commendable engagement by MTN, I visited this road last week, and I like what RCC Construction company is doing, I am very satisfied with their work, it is a very impeccable measure of construction, I will be very happy if we can engage on the 2nd carriageway.
“I am appealing that you take on 3 more projects and one project that is very key to our people is Ife- Ondo road, we will be having a powerful engagement with you on how we can start this, In a matter of 10 days all issues will be resolved and all the projects will commence”.
Earlier, the Managing Director of MTN Nigeria, Karl Toriola Olutokun in his remarks said, “a lot of progress has been made since we started and without your tremendous support we wouldn’t have gotten this far, we assure you that we will be satisfactory to you and there will be no financial delay.
“Our commitment to these tremendous projects are demonstration of our commitment to this nation and the regime with a value of sustainability of our business”.