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Bawumia Urges Telecel Ghana to Maintain Ethical Governance

Dr. Bawumia also stressed the need for Telecel Ghana to expand its network and enhance innovation to ensure accessible, safe, affordable, and reliable customer services.

Vice President Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has emphasized the importance of Telecel Ghana prioritizing investment in the digital capabilities of young Ghanaians to shape the nation’s future amidst the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Speaking this week at the official launch of Telecel Ghana’s operations, he urged the company to maintain the highest standards of ethics, transparency, and corporate governance.

“Welcoming Telecel Ghana, I urged them to uphold the highest standards of ethics, transparency and corporate governance, and also, to expand their network and be more innovative in their operations, in other to ensure accessible, safe, affordable and reliable network services to their customers,” the Vice President stated.

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Dr. Bawumia stressed the need for Telecel Ghana to expand its network and enhance innovation to ensure accessible, safe, affordable, and reliable customer services.

Additionally, he called upon Telecel Ghana and other stakeholders in the telecommunications and fintech sectors to prioritize investing in the digital skills of young Ghanaians as part of their corporate social responsibility efforts.

“I also urged Telecel Ghana, and other stakeholders in the telcos and fintech industry, to, as part of their corporate social responsibilities, prioritise investing in the digital capacities of young Ghanaians, to contribute towards shaping the future of Ghana, as the country embraces the 4th Industrial Revolution,” he added.

Telecel Group, an Africa-focused telecommunications company specializing in fintech, e-commerce, and tech start-ups, acquired a 70% majority stake in Vodafone Ghana (formerly Ghana Telecommunications Company Limited – GTCL) in February 2023. This acquisition signals a shift towards disruptive innovation in Ghana’s telecom industry, focusing on customer-centric products and exceptional service delivery.

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CEO of Telecel Group, Moh Damush, highlighted the significance of the acquisition and subsequent rebranding, emphasizing a commitment to advancing telecommunications in Ghana while meeting customers’ evolving needs. Patricia Obo-Nai, CEO of Vodafone Ghana, expressed excitement about the transition to Telecel Ghana, aiming to provide exceptional services that exceed customer expectations.

The rebranding process, scheduled from January to February 2024, will feature various activities and campaigns involving all stakeholders. This rebranding effort extends to Vodafone Ghana and its subsidiaries, including National Communication Backbone Company Limited (Vodafone Wholesale), Vodafone Ghana Mobile Financial Services Limited (Vodafone Cash), and the Vodafone Ghana Foundation.

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