96% of SMEs are micro – SMEDAN

96% of SMEs are micro – SMEDAN

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria () Director-General, Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, has said 96 per cent of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises (MSMEs) in the country are micro. He said the agency was making efforts to formalise them to access funds. Radda spoke while receiving Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong in his office.

Radda said SMEDAN was well positioned to assist states in developing and promoting MSMEs, given the role of the sector in wealth creation and poverty alleviation. He noted that the agency was being repositioned to meet the challenges of the present times, adding that the visit of the Plateau State chief executive to the agency was not only apt, but encouraging. Radda said SMEDAN would assist the state in business development services and entrepreneurship training. Read more

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