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The partnership focuses on key sectors of the economy and designed to have female entrepreneurs exposed to essential business skills like training, networking and the ELOY Foundation Business Toolkit, a compilation of business survival skills nuggets. The business shower will avail businesses a platform to pitch their ideas to win seed grants and join the ELOY Foundation Sustainable Empowerment Programme 2022. Participants will also be able to access the FirstGem single digit loan, where eligible

While businesses were being prepared for graduated impacts of energy and power sector deregulation, no one was ready for sudden effects of total reliance on fuel importation where price increase climbs steeply. This current situation lends credence to and it shows where we really are as a nation whose leadership believes everything must be imported. Now that we are in it, should we continue to fold our hands and bemoan out fate sine die or we should think out of the box to respond appropriately?

The National Deputy President of NASME, Otunba Gbemisola Oduntan gave the commendation while addressing participants at the event. She said the partnership with Unity Bank enabled NASME to roll out an engagement programme for women entrepreneurs in commemoration of the IWD, adding that the programme specifically targeted those in MSME sectors and provided a platform for corporate partners to join collaborative initiatives that will impact positively on the businesses of individual members of NASME in Lagos.

Obi, who spoke at the third anniversary of Anaedo Online, explained that for Nigeria to achieve stable economic growth and development, the well formulated fiscal and monetary policies must be rigorously implemented to support local businesses especially Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), which he said are the engine of the economy.