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MTN Nigeria Refutes Alleged Industrial Action By Private Telecom Workers


February 10, (THEWILL) – MTN Nigeria Communications Plc has denied reports of alleged plan by the Private Telecommunications and Communications Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PTECSSAN) to disrupt its national communication service.

MTN said it has not received any communication of the alleged planned industrial action from PTECSSAN.

A statement by MTN Nigeria on Wednesday said it remained committed to continue engagement with PTECSSAN and its representatives via established channels, adding that if there are any concerns, it is sure that they will be brought to MTN’s attention and dealt with in a mutually beneficial manner.

Speaking on the matter, MTN Nigeria’s chief human resources officer, Esther Akinnukawe, said “All MTNERs are at liberty to exercise their right to free association. We are committed to the development of our people and value their hard work and dedication

“Our workforce is our most critical competitive advantage and a key differentiator in the marketplace, so we take staff welfare, remuneration and career development seriously.

“In line with this, we have stringent policies in place that promote meritocracy and protect our employees from all forms of harassment and discrimination and creates a workplace where employees feel valued and safe.”