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…As Ekiti Business Owners Get FG’s N150,000 Grant Each

The President of Nigeria, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has approved the establishment of another modern Information Communication Technology (ICT) hub in Ekiti State.

Ekiti News reports that this was in addition to the newly inaugurated MSME Clinics Garment Hub in a bid to further enhance economic growth in the state.

The Vice President, Senator Kashim Shetima made this known in Ado Ekiti on Thursday while declaring open the 3rd Expanded National MSME Clinics at Adetiloye Hall, Trade Fair Complex, Ado- Ekiti.

Senator Shettima revealed that the new ICT hub was in honour of the request made by Governor Biodun Oyebanji for the creation of an ICT hub during his last visit to the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The Vice President disclosed that the project would be completed within 90 days.

Senator Shettima also revealed that the President had also approved the payment of 150,000 naira grant each to 365 outstanding beneficiaries of the MSMEs at the Ekiti Fashion and Garment hub.

The Vice President explained, “I am pleased to share that Mr. President has directed me to ensure that all outstanding exhibiting MSMEs at the Clinic today receive a grant of 150,000 Naira each. This is an outright grant, and the beneficiaries will not need to repay it. We extend our gratitude to our partners for their unwavering support.”

Ekiti state Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, in his own remark, expressed gratitude to President Tinubu for his unwavering support for Ekiti State and for the establishment of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the state.

The Governor said the initiative would bolster the state’s economic growth by providing essential service and resources to local entrepreneur and small business owners.

Governor Oyebanji revealed that the MSME clinic remains a testament to the President’s commitment to empowering grassroots business and thereby fostering sustainable economic development in the country

The Governor who noted that access to opportunities has been the major challenge of Ekiti people, lauded the President Tinubu’s led-Federal Government for providing various developmental platforms for the of the state which was in line with the shared prosperity agenda of his administration.

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