This was in the papers today, can anyone confirm this?
MTN, Is This True?
I just learnt of something that chilled my bones and I am writing for confirmation or denial from the appropriate quarters. A friend told me that whenever one recharges one's phone on MTN, 10% of the amount goes to an account in South Africa for Baba Iyabo.
This is so because of the *1* code that is punched in. To prove it, I bought a recharge card and punched in other numbers leaving out the *1* code and my account was credited! Could this be true? Please tell me it is not. If so why put a code that does nothing to the amount one is recharging with? Certainly, this is a matter for NCC to investigate. I don't want to believe that since i've been recharging my phone, 10% has been going to someone somewhere!!! NCC and MTN must react to this.