One of the telecommunication company in the world The MTN Group has decided to make some changes and adjustments to its Board of Directors.
In an announcement made by the group, Emir of Kano, His Royal Highness Sanusi Lamido Sanusi,has been appointed as member Board of Dirctors to resume duties on the board by July 1, 2019.
In a statement issued by The MTN group’s Corporate Affairs unit on Friday, said Thabo Mbeki a former President of South Africa will chair the IAB .
Dr Aisha Abdulahi the former African Union Commissioner for Political Affairs,is another outstanding Nigerian, that got the juicy appointment with The group as member of the International Advisory Board whose operations will commence on July 1, 2019.
In that same statement,it said the restructuring had become necessary in view of “recent challenging regulatory environments and competitive trading conditions.”
A Kenyan national, Vincent Rague, will also be a member of the new board that takes effect July 1, 2019.
The statement read in part, “The Board has resolved to establish an international advisory board of prominent persons of considerable and wide-ranging experience.
“The primary purpose of the IAB will be to counsel, guide and support the MTN Group from time to time in fulfilling its vision and objective of being one of the premier African corporations with a global footprint in telecommunications, contributing to increased digital inclusion in Africa and the Middle East, a pivotal aspect of the fourth industrial revolution.”