The Speaker of the Ogun State House of Assembly the right Honourable Olakunle Oluomo, has pleaded with people who interested in micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) to be patient, acquire necessary skills and be prudent to attain success.
Declaring open a day capacity building for entrepreneurs in the state organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Partnership with small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN).
He also encouraged them to be creative and invest in business enterprises that would outlive their generation stressing that investments is a life long venture that must be nurtured till the operator break even.
The speaker also advised the new MSME operators to take advantage of the government initiatives like the anchor borrowers programme and owo oko owo Dapo to empower themselves especially in farming animal husbandry and other enterprises that could make them job creators.
In their remarks, the consultant to the Governors on budget and planning Mr Olaolu Olabintan, His commerce and industrial as well as the media counterpart, Mrs Sola Arobieke and Mr Yinka Ogundimu harped on the need for the participants to ensure that they benefit from all Government initiative to grow the sub-sector in the state.
Earlier, the permanent secretary in the ministry Mrs Lydia Fajounbo, assured that the Government would continue to create enabling environment for the MSEMs through different programmes and initiatives, submitting that the sub-sector remained control to the growth of any nation’s economy.