By James K. Attaglo Wilson

Board Chairman of MTN Ghana, Dr. Ishmael Yamson has said that the most trusted telecommunication company is committed to supporting the government in its fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Our support towards the fight against COVID-19 continues unabated,” the renowned economist said in a speech delivered last Saturday at the Achimota Golf Club in Accra

“Earlier in the year, MTN Group Partnered African Union’s [AU’s] COVID-19 vaccination program with $25 million to procure Vaccines for Africa.

“I am happy to say that last Sunday, Ghana received 165,000 AstraZeneca Vaccines for health workers.”

Dr. Yamson, a founding director of the Ghana Stock Exchange and founding member of the Centre for Policy Analysis also used the occasion to share some few update:

“MTN Ghana is on course to transition into a full digital operator in the next few years. While that is happening, we are set to celebrate our 25th anniversary as a business.

“To demonstrate our commitment to the growth of this country, we will continue to make significant investments into our network to ensure optimum performance and a distinct customer experience.

“We will also support social development programs. We call on all of you to support our initiatives when details of the anniversary are shared when we launch the celebrations.”

Below is the Champions File of the maiden edition of the MTN Invitational Golf Tournament in 2021:

Men [Juniors]

1st – Christopher Mbii

2nd – Church Ansah

3rd – Mawuli Ababio


1st – Alberta Lomofio

2nd- Jiang Yang

3rd – Rita Pellegrino

Men [Seniors]

Kwesi Senyi – winner

Ladies [Seniors]

Joy Arkutu – winner

Men’s Bronze Event

1st – Max Prah

2nd – Gustav Godonou

3rd – Masina Pacal

Closest to the pin [Men]

Edward Annobil – winner

Closest to the pin [Ladies]

Leticia Amponsah-Mensah

Longest Drive [Men]

Felix Akafo – winner

Longest Drive [Women]

Vivian Dick

The first edition of the most famous golf tournament in Ghana [MTN Golf Invitational Tournament] was held at the Achimota Golf Course in Accra on Saturday, March 27.

The MTN Invitational Golf Tournament – A tournament for the champions is a special initiative of telecommunications giant [MTN Ghana] with the aim of bringing together CEO’s under one umbrella to socialize and network whilst promoting the sport – golf.