Abiodun others bag SME National Business Award



The Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun and 12 others have been honoured with excellence awards at the third edition of the Nigeria SMEs National Business Awards, for their contributions to the growth of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria.

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Presenting the ‘SMEs Most Supportive Governor’s Award 2019 ’ to Prince Abiodun at the Valley view Auditorium, Isale-Igbehin, Abeokuta, the National President, Association of Small Business Owners of Nigeria (ASBON), Dr. Femi Egbesola commended the various initiatives of the present administration, noting that the impact of the new administration has aided the growth of SMEs in the State.

Egbesola said the award which is organized by the ASBON holds this year in recognition of the laudable contributions of 13 personalities, comprising of individuals, organizations and Agencies to the growth of small businesses in the country as well as a means of encouraging the awardees to do more.

The ASBON National President who lauded the Governor Dapo Abiodun-led administration for dialoguing with business owners on how to develop the economy, said the establishment of an Enterprise Development Agency has boosted SMEs in the State while the ‘Oko’wo Dapo’, a micro credit scheme has empowered thousands of micro businesses.

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