The Federal Government has ordered the suspension of the USSD code charges which was to commence Monday, 21st October.
A statement was released by the Federal Ministry of Communications, Nigeria to debunk the alleged USSD service charge by MTN Nigeria.
The ministry said in the statement that it was not aware of such charges.
“Please note that from Oct 21, we will charge N4 per 20 seconds for USSD access to banking services. Thank you,”
Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami has ordered the immediate suspension of said charges until the Ministry is fully and properly briefed.
Read full statement below