Dear customers, we apologize for any inconvenience this has caused! – MTN Nigeria
NAIJA LIVE TV Reported that Some MTN subscribers are currently experiencing service outage and are unable to connect with loved ones and business associates in parts of the country.
It was reported that the customers were unable to use the mobile network operator’s call, data and SMS services.
“Emergency calls only” showed on the screens of MTN users our correspondent spoke with as of the time of filing this report at 04:30pm on Saturday.
The telecommunication giant users express their anger on social media said they started experiencing the outage around 2:30pm on Saturday.
Some of the users, who also subscribed to other telecom service providers, have since switched over in the interim to link up with friends and family.
Some MTN users have also gone on social media to lament their frustration.
Abdulwahab Idris also known as Captain a student of Federal Polytechnic Nasarawa has also lamented about his inability to connect with family and friends “I can’t make nor receive calls with my MTN line. I only use it to browse, what about you. ” the student said
@iamjudin1911 wrote, “Is this world coming to an end? I can’t make calls with MTN at the moment…better confess your sins before it’s too late.”
“Can anyone explain what is wrong with #MTN network?” @AjibolaJibsin asked.
Efforts to reach MTN Senior Manager, External Relations, Funso Aina, proved abortive on Saturday.
MTN is the largest telecommunication provider in Nigeria with 77.35 million subscribers, according to latest industry statistics from the Nigerian Communications Commission.
MTN recently celebrated 20 years of operations in Nigeria.
Hours later the Mobile Network apologized to their customers on a post NAIJA LIVE TV sighted on their official facebook page
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