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FG Rubbishes MTN’s Plan To Charge ₦4 For USSD Transactions

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FG Rubbishes MTN’s Plan To Charge N4 For USSD Transactions

The Federal Government has instructed MTN Nigeria to suspend their plans to implement N4 charge for USSD transactions.

On Sunday, being October 20, MTN Nigeria sent messages to all its subscribers nationwide saying, it was going to start charging #4.00 per transaction for Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) used for banking service.

A copy of the message is as shown below:

FG Rubbishes MTN’s Plan To Charge N4 For USSD Transactions

However, the attention of the federal government has been drawn to the matter, reacting in a press release, the federal government through the Ministry of Communication and the office of the Honourable Minister of Communication, Dr Isa Pantimi ordered the Nigeria Communications Commission to stop such arrangement with immediate effect until the he is properly briefed about such charges.

FG Rubbishes MTN’s Plan To Charge N4 For USSD Transactions

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