SMEDAN TO STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIP WITH UNIDO..... MASARI
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) is to strengthen its partnership and collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). The Director-General of the Agency, Alh. Bature Umar Masari stated this when he led a delegation of Management staff of the Agency to UNIDO Regional office to sign a memorandum of understanding MoU on Learning Initiative for Entrepreneurs (LIFE) programme in Abuja on the 10th of June, 2013.
SMEDAN partners Osun for development of infrastructure support to SMEs
The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding MoU with the Government of Osun State to utilize part of the Oshogbo Industrial Development Centre (IDC) for the provision of infrastructure and institutional support to Micro and Small medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the state.
The Director General of SMEDAN, Alhaji Bature Umar Masari and the Governor of Osun state, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola signed the MoU at the Government House Oshogbo.
NASSI Katsina Visit to SMEDAN
The Director General/CEO of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Hon. Bature Umar Masari, has commended the National Association of Small Scale Industrialists (NASSI) for the concern shown by the Association towards the development of MSMEs in Nigeria. Masari said this when he received the Chairman of NASSI, Katsina State chapter at the Agency’s Headquarters in Abuja. The SMEDAN Boss reiterated the readiness of the Agency to train and nurture entrepreneurs to grow on a sustainable basis as well as ensure access to finance.
SMEDAN TO STRENGTHEN PARTNERSHIP WITH SME/MICROFINANCE AGENCY OF NIGER STATE.
The development of MSMEs in Nigeria is the only way of ensuring the economic development of Nigeria and a reduction on the dependence on oil. The Director-General of SMEDAN, Alh Bature Umar Masari expressed this view when he received the Director-General of SME/Microfinance Agency of Niger state at the SMEDAN Headquarters in Abuja. He stated that SMEDAN had an abundance of talent to team up with related Agencies in boosting the development of MSMEs in Nigeria.
MSME key to Nigeria’s sustainable economic development-Masari
Alhaji Bature Umar Masari, the Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has harped on the need to build vibrant young entrepreneurs who can brave the stormy business environment through hard work, vision, drive and innovative ideas that will stand the test of time.
Masari stated this in Abuja at the inauguration of Network of African Student Entrepreneurs (NASE) and the University Entrepreneurship Development Programme (UNEDEP).
The programme which is an initiative of both the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and Federal Ministry of Education would be implemented by SMEDAN and the National Universities Commission (NUC).
Minister Trade & Investment Lunches First Ever MSME Online Registration
The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga has charged management of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) to reposition the Agency to perform its critical role in the economic transformation of the nation. The Minister gave this charge when he paid a courtesy visit to the SMEDAN Headquarters in Abuja.