Ogun Targets Growth Of 10,000 MSMEs, As Second Business Clinic Holds In Isheri - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Ogun Targets Growth Of 10,000 MSMEs, As Second Business Clinic Holds In Isheri

No fewer than 10,000 operators of Micro, Small and Medium Business Enterprises (MSMEs) who are specialists in  Information and Communication Technology, Agro-processing, Non-metallic and Basic Mineral, Fashion and Textiles, as well as Beauty Care are to be upgraded by the Ogun State Government, to enhance their operations in the state

The State Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe who made this known in Akute during the second edition of MSMEs Business Clinic for the Isheri/Akute Zone, expressed government's  committment to helping intending entrepreneurs and small business owners to grow  

Longe who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mr. Olu. Ola. Aikulola, added that the present administration was addressing challenges confronting MSMEs to aid their growth, through the Business Clinic and other related programmes, in order to contribute to the economic development of the State.

"These Business Clinics are to sensitise and expose entrepreneurs to the immense opportunities available for starting and scaling up their businesses. Our goal is to help MSMEs thrive and have a fair play in the market", Longe stated.

Also speaking, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr. Remi Ogunmefun said the Prince Dapo Abiodun-led administration had organised the Clinic across five zones within the State to assist entrepreneurs to have access capital, improve on market access and grow their businesses.

The General Manager, Ogun State Agricultural and Multipurpose Credit Agency, Mr. Olugbenga Abolaji-Israel called on participants who were yet to start their business to identify and tap the opportunities around them.

Speaking on behalf of the participants, Miss. Oluwatosin Abiade and Mr. Adeyemi Ogunsanya lauded the State government for organising the Clinic, affirming that it had linked them with various development partners and provided support for their businesses.


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