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Edo State Government Organises Financial Literacy Workshops For SMEs

By John Efosa

Edo State Government is organising a Financial Literacy Workshop for 600 Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises across the three Senatorial Districts of the state.

Director, MSMEs Development, Edo State Ministry of Industry, Trade and Co-operatives, Omonbude Oyedoh who disclosed this, said the Financial Literacy Workshop is in collaboration with GIZ/SEDIN-GOPA billed for tomorrow, April 19, 2022.

“The target is to capture 600 MSMEs across the three Senatorial Districts of Edo State – 400 from Edo South, 100 from Edo North and 100 from Edo Central,” he said.

Oyedoh further said that the purpose of the programme is to improve MSMEs ability to access credit, financial management capacity, marketing, networking etc which were observed in a needs assessment carried out by the Ministry to be operational gaps of these MSMEs.

According to him, 100 MSMEs were trained in the first phase of the programme, noting that the programme continues with commencement of the training of 2nd batch of 150 MSMEs which is scheduled to commence on Tuesday, 19th April 2022 by 9.30 am, at the ICT Agency’s Hall, Odigie Oyegun Public Service Centre, Okada Avenue, GRA, Benin City.

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