As part of efforts to boost the activities of operators of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, First City Monument Bank (FCMB) Limited and Ecobank Nigeria Limited Thursday introduced separate initiatives to support the sector.
Both financial institutions respectively unveiled special initiatives at separate media briefings held in Lagos. Specifically, Ecobank Nigeria launched an SME club, FCMB introduced an empowerment scheme.
Ecobank Nigeria launched an SME Club to offer preferential business support, products and services to its teeming customers across the country. The club also serves as a platform for adding value to SMEs through information mining, networking and capacity building.
Managing Director of Ecobank Nigeria, Mr. Jibril Aku while speaking at an event in Lagos, noted that the initiative aimed at empowering SME operators, was in line with the bank’s vision “to contribute to the economic development and financial integration of Africa.” READ MORE HERE