Osinbajo due in Osun to flag off cheque presentation to 3,000 women SME entrepreneurs

Posted by News Express | 25 November 2017 | 1,300 times

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday visit the State of Osun to officially flag off the presentation of cheques to about 3,000 women who are beneficiaries of the N200 million Federal Government
Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises grants.

A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani Baderinwa, announced that the Vice President is also expected to commission projects as part of activities marking the 7th Year
Anniversary of Governor Rauf Aregbesola.

The grants are capital for MSME owners to expand their businesses in fulfillment of President Muhammadu Buhari administration’s desire to create a robust and self sufficient economy.

The MSME Clinics is a day interactive business forum where problems militating against the growth and sustainability of MSME space in the State of Osun will be discussed.

Tuesday’s Clinic is in partnership with the office of the Vice President in conjunction with other agencies of government such as the Bank of Agriculture, Bank of Industry, Small and Medium Enterprise
Development Agency of Nigeria and the Osun Micro Credit Agency, Osun Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Cooperatives and Empowerment.

Expected at the event are the Minister of Trade and Investment, Dr Okechukwu Enelama; Commissioner for Commerce, Industry, Cooperatives and Empowerment in the State of Osun, Hon Ismail Alagbada, government functionaries and other stakeholders.

Source: News Express

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