Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will on Tuesday, 28 November visit the State of Osun to officially flag off the presentation of cheques to over 3,000 women who are beneficiaries of the Federal Government Micro Small and Medium Scale Enterprises loan.
Vice President Osinbajo will also flag-off a One-Stop Shop in the State of Osun where all Federal Agencies of Government will be represented as part of the administration’s effort in improving Nigeria’s ranking on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business index.
A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Adelani Baderinwa said the Vice President is also expected to attend the event which is part of activities marking the 7th Year Anniversary of Governor Rauf Aregbesola.
The MSME loans are capital for entreprenuers to expand their businesses in fulfillment of President Buhari administration’s desire to create a robust and self sufficient economy.
The MSME Clinic is a day interactive business forum where problems militating against the growth and sustainability of MSME space in the State of Osun will be addressed.
Tuesday’s Clinic is in partnership with the office of the Vice President inconjunction with other agencies of government like the Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Bank of Industry (BOI), Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) and the Osun Micro Credit Agency, Osun Ministry of Commerce, Industries, Cooperatives and empowerments.
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, top federal, state government functionaries and other stakeholders.