MTN Nigeria Communications Plc has bagged the Telecommunications Company of the Year and the overall winner, Employer of the Year awards at the maiden edition of Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) 2020 Employers’ Excellence Award Ceremony.
A statement from the leading telecom giant noted that the awards were in recognition of MTN Nigeria’s outstanding performance at exhibiting excellence in leadership, governance, innovation, and corporate performance.
It will be recalled that the annual Employer’s Excellence Award seeks to celebrate organizations, which have implemented policies, systems, and processes that create and sustain enterprise competitiveness, productivity along with industrial peace and harmony.
Speaking on the award, the Chief Human Resources Officer, MTN Nigeria, Esther Akinnukawe, said the company was pleased to have been recognized by NECA for its immense contributions to Corporate Performance and Technological Optimisation.
“As a technology company and partner in the development of Nigeria’s economy, MTN will continue to put its workers first in line with implementing best practices, thereby contributing both to economic prosperity and industrial harmony in Nigeria,” she said.
She expressed the appreciation of MTN Nigeria to NECA for the recognition and assured stakeholders that the company will continue to invest time and resources in its people.
Also speaking during the Award Presentation Ceremony, the Director-General of NECA, Mr. Timothy Olawale, applauded the award recipients for their contribution towards ensuring best practices for others to emulate.
“Through such exposure, employers will have an extra channel of enhancing their brand profiles as leading and responsible employers in Nigeria, contributing both to economic prosperity and industrial harmony in Nigeria,” he noted.
The NECA awards add to the list of recognition given to the telecommunications company in recent times, including Data Service Provider of the Year (2021) and Most Responsive Organization to the Covid-19 Pandemic Crisis in Nigeria (2020).