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    Nigeria resolves to support enterprises

    APA-Abuja (Nigeria)

    The Nigerian Government has resolved to give financial assistance to operators of micro, small and medium enterprises across the country.

    The government believes that the micro and small businesses are the way to make Nigeria grow.

    Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who made the commitment of the Federal Government said: “We will support you all the way to achieve this goal.’’

    Osinbajo gave the assurance at the launch of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Clinics in Lokoja, the capital of Kogi State in northern Nigeria.

    “The reason we set up MSME Clinics and the Social Investment Programme (SIP) is because we care about women, young people, traders, market women, physically challenged; every one of our programme is aimed at giving you a better life.

    “I want to say that this is why you do not need to know anybody to benefit from any of the programmes that have been established by the government.

    “Once you are eligible and you apply, we will give you what you deserve. We want to establish a country where there is no corruption, where there is no need for man knows man, or woman knows woman,’’ he said.

    He gave the assurance that everybody who is eligible and registered would be given loans.

    ``I am here personally on behalf of the President to make sure all things are going well,” Osinbajo said.

    MM/GIK/APA

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