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AirtelTigo is now owned by the Government of Ghana,


AirtelTigo is now owned by the Government of Ghana,

The government of Ghana has acquired AirtelTigo. The government has 100% ownership. The purchase was worth USD1.00 equivalent to GHS 5.70. The company has forgone all debts owed to it by its customers. Debt accrued by customers including quick loans has been written off. 


The Government of Ghana and the parent companies of AirtelTigo, Bharti Airtel Ghana Holdings B.V., MIC Africa B.V have concluded negotiations and signed an agreement to transfer the shares of the company to the Ghana Government following the announcement of their departure from the Ghanaian market last year. The agreement transfers all customers, assets, and agreed liabilities of AirtelTigo to the Government of Ghana.

The government acquiring AirtelTigo is a step in the right direction, a big movement. Following the news Ghanaians on social media Reacts to this decision. Below are a few comments 

"The Government has taken over AirtelTigo This is the Ghana Kwame Nkrumah built"

"Good news but never have I think of the state of our SOEs I hold back my joy n ask myself can this one be managed differently? I hope competent people will come on board and less government interference in their operations"


"Government now the 100% owner of AirtelTigo is good but in Ghana, our problem is the maintenance culture. hope this one does not become like previous ones.

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