Are you an MSME, come through and take advantage of the Government MDAs congregated to provide solutions JUST FOR YOU. The Clinics were conceived with the aim of bringing the Government closer to the people by moving around with the heads of various MDAs responsible for regulating the activities of MSMEs. It’s meant to be one a stop shop solution center for MSMEs.
The MSME Clinics is an initiative of the Office of the Vice President, in partnership with the Federal Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment and 11 Federal Agencies, to create a platform for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises to interact with Federal Agencies and obtain practical and on-the-spot solutions to their business challenges. These solutions include on-the-spot business registrations, processing of approvals/licenses, advisory, capacity building, and so on.
At the time of this publication, MSME Clinic Nigeria has been to 14 States, namely, Abia, Kwara, Sokoto, Plateau, Katsina, Cross-River, Ogun , FCT, Akwa-Ibom, Osun, Eboyin, Kogi and Anambra and Osun.
Some of the benefits MSMEs get from the clinics are;
Business Registration at half price, Speedy Access to Finance, Product Registration and Certification.
List of MDAs Participating in MSME Clinics
The participating Federal Agencies are: Bank of Agriculture (BOA), Bank of Industry (BOI), Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC), Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Industrial Training Fund (ITF), National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Nigerian Export Import Bank (NEXIM), Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), and the Standards Organization of Nigeria (SON).
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