MTN Nigeria communication Plc last week Tuesday condemned the xenophobic attack on foreigners in South Africa.
The Chief Executive Officer of MTN Nigeria, Ferdi Moolman condemned xenophobic attacks against African migrants including Nigerians in South Africa.
“As MTN we strongly condemn prejudice and xenophobia and we reiterate our unequivocal condemnation of any and all violence. As a leading pan-African telecommunications company with operations in 21 countries, MTN believes in the potential of an Africa whose nations pursue deeper trade, integration and cooperation. We actively encourage the dialogue necessary to maintain peace and sustain strong relationships and urge all our customers and stakeholders to support and defend the principles of human rights, diversity and inclusion and an integrated collaborative Africa”, Moolman said in a statement.
The statement reads further,
“We seek to connect people, bring people together and provide a platform for everyone’s voice to be heard.”
“We are against all forms of bigotry and discrimination; they should have no place in society.”