MTN Ghana supports Awutu Awubia festival

MTN Ghana supports Awutu Awubia festival
Source: Ghana | Ina-Thalia Quansah | JoyNews Western Regional Correspondent
Date: 28-08-2019 Time: 05:08:32:pm

MTN Ghana as part of its corporate social responsibility has made a cash donation of GH¢5,000 to the Awutu Traditional area to support the celebration of this year’s Awutu Awubia festival.
 
The donation also included GH¢1000 worth of assorted drinks and GH¢500 worth of call credit. 
 
The festival celebrated on the theme “Portraying our Awutu Culture for development” is aimed at teaching people especially the youth sense of holding on to a rich culture and its importance the donation also included Drinks Hamper worth over GH¢1000.00 of assorted drinks and GH¢ 300.00 worth of call credit.

Senior manager south-west business district, MTN Ghana, Prince Owusu Nyarko said that MTN as indigenous African firm deems it worthy to support activities that portray and promote Africa’s rich culture.

“This year has been declared the Year of Return by the Government and some activities have been organized to include our traditional festivals. As a good corporate citizen with its roots from Africa, we find it prudent to support the activities that will make the year of Return a memorable one. Aside from the Awutu Awubia Festival, we will support over 30 traditional festivals across the country.” Mr Nyarko emphasized 

He noted that MTN will support the organization of a Street Carnival, make the celebration a grand one.

“We will ensure that during the festive period, our products and services are available for all. We encourage you all to share pictures and memories of the celebrations with your families and friends through WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter and other social media platforms available. There are a lot of beautiful sights and sounds that can be captured and shared with the rest of the world. We look forward to sharing these stories.” 

Acting President of the Traditional Council in the Awutu Senya District in the Central Region Nai Pobee Abundam VII, commended MTN Ghana for their continued support towards the celebration of the Awubia festival.