WEMA Bank, FG Partner To Empower 2 Million Youths, 1 Million MSMEs Nationwide

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WEMA Bank and the Office of the Vice President have unveiled plans to launch the FGN/ALAT Digital Skill-Novation Programme, set to impact 2 million youths and empower 1 million Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across Nigeria.

During a courtesy visit to the Vice President’s office, Sen. Kashim Shettima, the Vice President, expressed his appreciation for the bank’s commitment and partnership in this initiative, stating, “I will call on you to be above board. You are a good organization. I want to thank you most sincerely for your initiative and commitment; be rest assured that we will fulfill our own part of the bargain.”

The Managing Director of WEMA Bank, Mr. Moruf Oseni, further elaborated on their progress in the implementation of the program, emphasizing the bank’s dedication to the success of the initiative.

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He said, “Mr. President came out with a very bold and audacious plan on how to revive the Nigerian economy. The banks are key players, and we will do our best to actualize this. If Nigeria does well, the financial institutions will do well. Mr. President is 100% on track, and we are totally in support of his administration.”

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Mr. Temitola Adekunle-Johnson, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and MSMEs, stressed the importance of public-private collaboration, stating, “There is power in partnership.

The private sector and the public sector coming together can always do more for the people. Mr. President’s ‘Renewed Hope’ agenda cannot be achieved by the government or private sector alone as it requires all hands on deck.”

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The FGN/ALAT Digital Skill-Novation Programme is scheduled for a formal launch by the Vice President on September 29th at the State House Banquet Hall in Abuja.

In attendance at the meeting were Mr. Tunde Mabawonko, Executive Director of WEMA Bank; Mr. Bamidele Adefemi, Head of Federal Public Sector; and Mr. Chioma Onuaguluchi, Regional Executive, Abuja.


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