Mobile firm denies involvement in branded contraceptive ad

Michael Ikpoki, MTN Nigeria

Michael Ikpoki, MTN Nigeria

from AUGUSTINE OSAYANDE in Abuja, Nigeria
ABUJA, (CAJ News) – THE country’s largest mobile network operator has denied responsibility of photograph of a branded contraceptive currently trending on social media platforms.

MTN Nigeria distanced itself through a public notice released on Tuesday.

“Our attention has been drawn to a photograph of an MTN-branded contraceptive (condom) currently making the rounds on various social media platforms,” the notice from the mobile operator read.

It pointed out that it did not manufacture contraceptives and was not responsible for posting of the picture in social media.

“Please note that MTN Nigeria does not manufacture condoms and we disassociate ourselves from any communication or pictures posted on social media that suggests otherwise.”

The source of the photograph could not be ascertained.

– CAJ News

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