MSME Day: Stakeholders seek creation of micro-enterprise bank



As the world marked the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Day on the 27th of June, set aside every year by the United Nations to celebrate the contributions of MSMEs to sustainable development globally, small business owners in Nigeria are calling for the establishment of a micro-enterprise bank in the country.

The theme for 2018 MSME Day is ‘Youth Dimension: Centring on Youth Entrepreneurship and Youth Employment’.

To mark the day, the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in collaboration with Raw Materials Research and Development Council (RMRDC) featured an exhibition where discussants across key areas emphasized the importance of the sector.

In his remark, National President, Association of Micro-Entrepreneurs of Nigeria (AMEN), Mr. Saviour Iche, called for the emergence of a micro enterprise bank to assist the Bank of Industry (BoI) in providing loans to…


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