The Lagos state government has reiterated its commitment to its commitment to provide long term critical infrastructure strategy in the wake of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the state.
“In line with our agenda of making Lagos a 21st century economy, our administration is willing and ready to invest heavily in critical infrastructure that will accelerate the growth of our economy and empower the private sector and MSMEs who are the real engines of economic growth.”
Commissioner for Commerce and Industry Mrs Lola Akande, who was representing the governor stated this at the 3rd Edition Business Roundtable event organised by the Nigerian Association Of Small And Medium Enterprises (NASME), themed ‘Impact of Technology on Micro, Small and Medium Business In Nigeria.
Africa New24 (an24) understands that the 2 day event which began today Thursday at Adeyemi Bero Hall, Alausa, Lagos is aimed at gathering stakeholders to discuss progress and improvement of Small and Medium Enterprises.
Lola Akande stressed that “As a government, we reiterate our support for the organized private sector and MSMEs in the provision of critical infrastructure such as power, water, inter-modal transportation, waste management amongst other initiatives”
She however noted that it is imperative for the government to support the use of technology on MSMEs in order to make Lagos the economic capital of black race.
Akande urged all youths to take maximum advantage of the yearly conference.