Entrepreneurs in Kogi State have started receiving technical support from Kogi Enterprise Development Agency, KEDA to achieve better outing at the 5th National MSME Award slated for 27th June, 2022.

 

Hajiya Rekiya Onaivo Sanni, MD/CEO who chaired the one-on-one strategic meeting with select entrepreneurs called on all entrepreneurs to view it as an opportunity to showcase Kogi state in a positive light as well as their businesses to the world.

The MSME award is an initiative of the Federal Government of Nigeria held annually, June 27th in commemoration of the International MSME Day. Application starts on May 19th till June 12th, 2022.

The KEDA boss intimated the MSEs community about the eligibility criteria and the categories of business to be considered for entries listed included but not limited to creative arts, manufacturing, fashion and style, wood works, leather works, technology, beauty and wellness.

Hajiya Rekiya sensitized enterprenuers on the Award Entry requirements stating that she applicants must be 18 years and above and must be a Nigerian with viable business idea.

She added that part of the regulatory requirements included
CAC, Tax Clearance, SON, NAFDAC; according to her are dependable on specific products and services rendered.

She went further to intimate enterprenuers on the Video Entry Requirement. She said video must not exceed two (2) minutes.

In the next one week, the agency shall provide pen-and-paper supports to eligible applicants including access to micro grants to facilitate ease of this process for Kogi entrepreneurs.

Visit www.msmeclinics.gov.ng to apply.

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