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Fuel crises: MTN warns of possible shut down
MTN Nigeria: Warns it may shut down

Fuel crises: MTN warns of possible shut down

With many Nigerians and corporate bodies groaning over the biting effects of the current fuel crises, telecommunication giants, MTN has come out to warn customers that its services across  the country is being affected and it may even shut down!

In a release delivered on its official twitter page titled “Diesel scarcity jeopardizes MTN Operations”, the company’s management stated that the current diesel scarcity in most parts of the Nigeria is posing significant threat to quality of service and the ability to optimally operate the network.

Michael Ikpoki CEO of MTN Nigeria

Michael Ikpoki CEO of MTN Nigeria

According to Corporate Services Executive, Akinwale Goodluck “Most of our base stations and switches are powered by round-the-clock by diesel generators  and the current fuel shortages has drastically reduced the availability if diesel supply to key locations”

MTN Statement

MTN Statement

MTN’s available reserve of diesel are running low and the company must source for a significant quantity of diesel in the very near-future to prevent a shutdown of services across Nigeria. If diesel supplies are not received within the next 24 hours the network will be seriously degraded and customers will feel the impact. MTN is working with all stakeholders to ensure services remain”

Already some radio and television stations are offering only skeletal service as the fuel situation in Nigeria worsens by the day.

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