Ghana’s leading Telecommunication Network, MTN Ghana has presented a cheque of Ten Thousand Ghana Cedis (¢10,000) to the Dagbon Traditional Council ahead of the 2019 Damba Festival celebration this weekend.
The telecom giants also presented MTN airtime worth One Thousand Ghana Cedis (¢1,000) to the Council.
The presentation was made to the Overlord of Dagbon Kingdom, His Majesty, Ya-Na Abukari Mahama II Thursday, 14th November, 2019 at the Gbewaa Palace in Yendi.
Speaking at the ceremony, Acting General Manager in charge of the Northern Zone, Mr. Simon Amoah noted it is a great joy [for the company] to be part of this year’s Damba celebration which hasn’t be held for almost 20-years.
“MTN has declared 2019 as the year of the customer. In line with that we say ‘We Dey 4 U’ and what ever you do, we are around to support. This is the reason we are here today to lend our support towards the celebration of a successful Damba Festival 2019.”
He recognized the significant role the chieftency institution plays in the development and deepening Ghana’s democractic dispensation.
He further stated MTN strongly believes in the African values and will continue to support chieftency institutions when the need arises.
“We believe in the fact that the cheiftency is one of the pillars that supports development and democracy, and believe in the African values and hirarchy of the Kings in the state of affairs,”Mr. Amoah posited.
However, MTN Ghana, as part of activities to commemorate the celebration sponsored the Damba Gala matches with sets of jerseys, footballs and a trophy.
The King of Dagbon, Ya-Na Abukari II expressed his profound gratitude to the MTN family for their kind gesture to the Traditional Council towards the Damba Festival celebration.
He also in line with customs and tradition of the Kingdom offered a piece of smock (Fugu) to the leader of the delegation and Ag. General Manager, Mr. Simon Amoah as a sign of appreciation.
The team were also offered tubers of yam and a fowl.
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