Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday, reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to create atmosphere conducive for small businesses, market women and artisans to do businesses successfully.
Professor Osinbajo gave this assurance in Akure at the inauguration of National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) clinics, Ondo State edition.
He explained that in the last two years, the Federal Government had demonstrated an abiding commitment to facilitating genuine efforts by all states to attract investment, diversify economic base and create jobs and economic opportunities for the people.
He further said MSME’S were pivotal to the country’s development and restated the commitment of the Federal Government to give financial support to MSME’S across the country.
The vice president further said that the Federal Government was fully committed to working with the Ondo State Government to ensure that their potentials were fully exploited for a better life for all who live and work in the state.
Earlier, Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, pledged on behalf of the his administration and the people, to create the right environment to support the MSMEs programme to achieve the set objectives.
He said the programme further underscored the determination of the Federal Government to drive the nation’s economy towards self-reliance, using the platform as a delivery tool for development.