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EKSG/Access Bank Women Initiative To Be Launched On Tuesday By Oyebanji

Governor Biodun Oyebanji
Governor Biodun Oyebanji

Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State will, on Tuesday 9th July, 2024 launch a soft loan scheme specifically designed to empower women entrepreneurs in the State.

The State Commissioner for Trade, Industries, Investment and Cooperatives, Mrs. Omotayo Adeola, in a statement made available to newsmen in Ado Ekiti, explained that the initiative, which is a partnership between the State Government and Access Bank Plc. would provide opportunities for women-led businesses to access working capital through low-interest rate loans.

Mrs. Adeola stressed that the initiative is aimed at bridging financial gaps by supporting business aspirations of women-led businesses and entrepreneurs, expressing confidence that the program would have a significant impact on the economic status of the people and the State in general.

Reiterating the commitment of the Oyebanji administration to the development of Micro, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (MSMEs) to boost economic activities in the State, Mrs. Adeola added that a ‘road walk’ across Ado Ekiti metropolis led by the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Monisade Afuye would hold on Monday 8th July as part of efforts at sensitizing market women, entrepreneurs and other stakeholders on the benefits of the scheme.

She advised all invited guests to be seated at the Lady Jibowu Hall, Governor’s Office, Ado-Ekiti venue of the official launch by 10.00am. on Tuesday, 9th July, 2024

Packaged by Mayowa Owogbade

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