The Director General of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN), Dr Dikko Umaru Radda, yesterday 11th August 2020 urged micro and small business owners in Nigeria to register with the Agency to stand a chance of having a ₦50,000 grant and investment support from both government and corporate companies. The registration will ensure a comprehensive database of businesses, and ensure well articulated aids in form of empowerment programs and entrepreneurship training, business insurance and many more opportunities.
The DG SMEDAN, in the message to all business owners yesterday, said that a SMEDAN Unique Identification Number (SUIN) will be given to every enterprise registered on its database. He said that the process of registration is fast and easy, and free.
He said, “Dear Nigerians, The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has commenced the mass registration of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Nigeria. The mass registration exercise will facilitate the development of comprehensive data base for MSMEs in Nigeria. And each MSME will have a unique identification number created for them.
“The registration exercise is open to All Micro , Small and Medium Enterprises operating in Nigeria, including artisans, traders, tailors, fashion designers, spare part dealers and so much more. If you run a business you are qualified to register.
“With registration, stakeholders in private and public sector can provide the necessary support, policies and programs tailored for you.
“The exercise is simple and easy to complete within minutes and most importantly it is free! The benefits to your business include:
- a SMEDAN unique identification Number (SUIN)
- Access to SMEDAN conditional Grant scheme ( Grants up to N50,000 per MSME )
- priority funding from public and private sector, financial institutions including international donor Agencies
- Empowerment programs and entrepreneurship Training
- Business insurance, and more opportunities.
“Kindly register your business through the link below smedanregister.ng/register.php . I wish you all The best of Luck !!!” ” ” ” “