Shettima to declare MSMES business clinics open in Ekiti

The vice president, Kashim Shettima will Thursday declare open the Third Expanded National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Business Clinics in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti state.

The state Commissioner for Information, Taiwo Olatunbosun, in a statement made available to newsmen in Ado-Ekiti, stated that the event will hold at the Bishop Adetiloye Hall , Trade Fair Complex, Old Iyin Road, Ado Ekiti.

Noting that the initiative is one of the strategies of the federal and Ekiti state governments adopted to increase ease of doing business in the state, Olatunbosun said the forum would provide opportunity for small business owners in the state to interact with key federal government agencies and regulatory bodies.

He added that the focus is to provide lasting solutions to the challenges hindering the development of MSMEs, boost their access to capital, formalise their businesses and advertise their products, among others.

The commissioner reiterated the commitment of Governor Oyebanji administration to the development of MSMEs in the state as enshrined in the Youth Development and Job Creation, Infrastructure and Industrialization programme as well as the Human Capital Development pillars of the administration.

Olatunbosun urged entrepreneurs in the state to take advantage of government’s gesture to strengthen the sector by making themselves available at the event and judiciously utilising the opportunities provided.