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ANAYO AGU: WHY OTHER STATES SHOULD ADOPT ENUGU SME MODEL

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By avoiding past mistakes, Enugu State is making steady progress in the promotion of micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME). Special Adviser to the Governor on SME & Investment Promotion), Mr. Anayo Agu, alluded to this in his interaction with Tobi Soniyi

If there is something Enugu State is doing better than other states, it is how it has tried to address the unemployment situation in the country through the promotion of Small and Medium Enterprises.

Over the past three and half years, Enugu SME Centre has helped the state distinguished itself as the model state in the South East Geo-political Zone for micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) development.

While Nigeria has for long realised the importance of SME in economic development, it has not been able to take advantage of this to galvanise the nation’s economy. For one, SME initiatives are often politicised. Second, those initiatives are more often than not carefully planned. They tend to be ad hoc and therefore lack sustainability. Another factor that has not allowed Nigeria to transform its micro, small and medium enterprise (MSME) programmes into a bigger success is failure to recognise cultural influences on businesses.

However, Enugu State has been able to avoid these pitfalls and has transformed itself into one of the primary reference centres and a benchmark on SME development not just in the South-east Zone but in Nigeria as a whole.

Special Adviser to the Governor on SME & Investment Promotion), Mr. Anayo Agu, explains how the state is---> for more details on Thisday Newspaper follow-- https://www.thisdaylive.com/index.php/2019/02/10/anayo-agu-why-other-states-should-adopt-enugu-sme-model/
Date:--2019-05-13



ANAYO AGU: WHY OTHER STATES SHOULD ADOPT ENUGU SME MODEL

Date_Posted--2019-05-13