Africell Lintel Limited, a leading telecommunication company in Sierra Leone has on Thursday 2nd July 2020 presented social media equipment to the Ministry of Information and Communications in a way to support the ministry in doing their work effectively. The presentation was done at the Ministry’s conference room, 8th floor, Youyi Building, Freetown.
In presenting the items, the media manager at Africell, John Konteh noted that Africell is giving the equipment to the ministry to capacitate the ministry’s social media operations and to enhance efficiency in that area. He stated that the new media has forced countries to adapt to new technology so as to effectively inform the populace on emerging issues.
Mr. Konteh disclosed that Africell is presenting 4, 4G MiFi, one iPhone, one Tecno Cammon 12 phone, and one (1) 4G Router that has the capacity to connect about ten external devices. He expressed Africell’s continued commitment to supporting the government and people of Sierra Leone.
Receiving the items on behalf of the ministry and government, the Deputy Minister of Information and Communications Madam Mamadi Ngobeh Kamara thanked Africell and expressed appreciation to the company for the support they have been giving to the Ministry. She was particularly delighted at receiving the equipment, which she said the Ministry needed at this critical period when social media is trending. She noted that a few days ago she engaged the Minister of Information about the need for the ministry to get such equipment so as to make its social media wing more vibrant, and Africell was there to provide the needed gadgets. She assured the company that the equipment will be used for the intended purposes. Deputy Minister commended and described Africell Lintel as a true friend who is always there to aid the people when needed.