Kebbi: 9000 fishermen to benefit from FG’s MSME loan
Vice PRESIDENT Yemi Osinbajo has said that over 9000 fishermen will benefit from the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises loan in Kebbi State.
He stated this yesterday at the lunch of the 24th Edition of National micro, small and medium Enterprises clinic held in Birnin Kebbi, adding that the Federal Government is ready to bail 10 million Nigerians out of poverty by 2020.
He added that the national MSME clinic was launched across the 23 states aimed at promoting enterprise and reduce the high rate of unemployment and poverty. He explained further that over 400,000 participants, specialized in different skills have been received across the country adding that regulating industries such as NAFDAC, the Bank of Industry and so on were involved to streamline the businesses.
Osinbajo who was in Birnin Kebbi Central Market to commission the market, also donated money to the traders, saying the Trader Moni was to assist and encourage them. The money, which was between 50,000-100,000 thousand Naira, is to be used to expand their businesses.
Kebbi governor, Atiku Abubakar Bagudu thanked the Federal Government for supporting the people of the state, expressing satisfaction over the performance of the residents.
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