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Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD

Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD

If you’re an MTN user and have been having difficulties purchasing airtime through USSD or your bank’s app, an expert thinks there’s an explanation for it.

OYOGist.com has gathered that this issue is allegedly connected to a little turf war between banks who provide the USSD services that allow MTN to fund their customers’ line, according to a Twitter user’s explanation.

See the breakdown of how that’s so below:

Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD
Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD
Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD
Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD

See the alleged messages MTN is sending its customers to opt to purchase airtime from ZIGI below:

Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD
Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD
Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD

Hon. Isa Pantimi, the Minister for Communications also seem to have confirmed this in a tweet, where he explained that the CBN and the NCC are in discussions with both the banks and MTN to resolve the issue.

Explainer: One expert says this is why you’re unable to purchase MTN airtime via USSD

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