30th November, 2015
The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will set the ball rolling at the second annual Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) summit and awards ceremony on Tuesday in Abuja.
A statement by Alhaji Bature Masari, the Director-General, Small and Medium Scale Enterprise Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), the organisers of the summit made the disclosure on Monday in Abuja.
The statement said the Vice-President, who is expected to be the special guest of honour would preside over the event at the Presidential Villa.
The theme of the summit, according to the statement, is “Entrepreneurship for National Development: The Place of MSMES in the Economy under Change Agenda”.
It said that renowned economist and founder, Lagos Business School, Prof. Pat Utomi, will be the lead speaker, while the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Okechukwu Enelamah, is the chief host.
The event will attract a spectrum of stakeholders, including existing and intending MSME entrepreneurs, business development service providers, financial institutions and manufacturers of equipment for MSME operations among others.