Acting President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo will on Thursday, 23
February launch a-three day Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME)
Clinic for viable enterprises in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital.
The Chief Operating Officer of the Kwara State MSME Bureau, Mr. Segun
Soewu, who disclosed this in a statement on Monday, said that the event
will hold at the Banquet Hall, Ilorin by 10 am daily.
According to him, the Clinic is an opportunity for Micro Small and
Medium Enterprises in the State to discuss the opportunities and
challenges confronting their businesses.
Soewu added that business owners can also make inquiries about policies
and regulations regarding their businesses from the federal agencies
that will be at the programme.
He listed the agencies to include Standard Organisation of Nigeria
(SON), Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), Corporate Affairs
Commission (CAC), Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission, Nigeria
Export Promotion Council, Nigerian Export-Import Bank and National
Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, (NAFDAC),
Others are Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria
(SMEDAN), Industrial Training Fund (ITF), Bank of Agriculture, Bank of
Industry, Federal Institute of Industrial Research Oshodi (FIIRO),
Projects Development Institute, Raw Materials Research and Development
council, and the National Agency for Science and Engineering
Intending participants are to contact the office of the Chief Operating
Officer of the Kwara State MSME Bureau at the Ministry of Commerce and
Cooperatives, Gambari road Ilorin.
It will be recalled that Prof. Osinbajo on January 26 flagged off the MSME clinic in Aba, the Commercial Hub of Abia State.