The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has made a call in Sokoto to all stakeholders nationwide to promote Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) , for a fixed economy.
He made the declaration during a two_day nationwide MSMEs clinic.
He said the clinic, which is one of the Programmes of the incumbent administration is essential in order to dig deep into all of our activities as regards agriculture which is the main focus of the government.
The acting President urges the federal agencies such as; Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) to collaborate with the small and medium business owners.
Osinbajo reiterates, ”this country will soon be out of economy recession; we have resources of every kind such as; gypsum and potassium to mention but few, and there is no reason this country should not be wealthiest in the world ”.
He added that it is high time for the nation to grow what we eat and make use of our local products in order to be well known in the formal market.
The Minister of State for Trade and Investment, Hajiya Aisha Abubakar, emphasized on the intention of the clinic was to look into the importance of MSMEs so as to improve their performance.
Aisha reiterates, ”this is why the government agencies are brought forward to assist the MSME business owners. ”
Governor Aminu Tambuwal in his response, commends the federal government for initiating the clinic to stimulate the sector in the state.
He added that the clinic will enhance the growth of #2billions MSME loan with the bank of industry.