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MTN Cameroon pleads good faith

MTN Cameroon pleads good faith.

MTN has declared that it is a good company in a statement ahead of the release of a report by Cameroon's National Anti-Corruption Commission, CONAC. In a strongly worded statement the company said it is aware that it is one of the firms indexed by a recent CONAC report.

In a strongly worded statement Philisiwe Sibiya, CEO of MTN Cameroon said that the company's interactions with the government of Cameroon and its representatives have always been transparent, and in line with the country's laws.

"While waiting to receive a copy of the said CONAC report, the Management of MTN Cameroon wishes to reassure its stakeholders that MTN Cameroon IS NOT AND HAS NEVER BEEN implicated in corruption-related actions, in the exercise of its activities," says Sibiya.

The CEO added that MTN Cameroon is a responsible investor and is up to date with regard to its fiscal obligations to the relevant authorities in Cameroon, in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations.

"Our company is one of the two biggest contributors to the State in terms of taxes and customs duties. Our corporate citizenship and responsible attitude have, on several occasions, earned public recognition, notably from the General Directorate of Customs."

She also writes that MTN is proud of, and celebrates, its contribution to the development of Cameroon since February 2000, as well as its continuous support of communities through the work of the MTN Foundation.

"Consequently, MTN Cameroon is committed to provide world-class services to the people of Cameroon, and avails itself to the Government to clarify, if need be, any points highlighted in the CONAC report."concludes Sibiya.


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