Mobile Telecommunications giant, MTN has donated cash and various items in support of the 2019 edition of the Awutu Awubia Festival.
The company presented a cheque of GHC5,000.00, Airtime worth GHC 300.00 and a Drinks hamper worth over GHC1000.00 to the Awutu Traditional Council.
In his remarks, Senior Manager in charge of South West Business District, Prince Owusu Nyarko described as apt, the theme for this year’s festival, which is “Portraying our Awutu Culture for development”.
He said ‘’ The theme for this year’s celebration, “Portraying our Awutu Culture for development” cannot be over emphasized. The economic benefits of festivals are easiest to see and most often cited–festivals attract visitors, which stimulates the growth of tourism and other businesses in a town or region. This is indeed signs of development’’.
He added that MTN will help organize a street carnival during the festival with the hope that the company’s contribution would help make the festival a grand one.
‘’Nai Abokuabi lll, distinguished guests, our donation today goes to affirm our appreciation for your support, patronage and loyalty to MTN. We thank you once again for your continued support to our activities and for the warm reception we have received. On the occasion of Awutu Awubia festival, we wish the chiefs and people of the Awutu Breku long life and prosperity’’ he averred further.
Nai Pobee Abundam VII, Acting President of the Awutu Traditional Council in the Awutu Senya District of the Central Region commended MTN Ghana for their continued support towards the celebration of the Awubia festival.
“This years festival is going to be very entertaining since we have a lot of musicians coming on board; MTN is going to brand the town with their colours and paraphernalia” he said.
Also present at the even was the MP for Awutu Senya West Constituency who is also the Deputy Minister for Communications, George Andah.