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Community Engagement: Oyo Government Mulls New Plan to Empower Small Scale Businesses

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The Oyo State Government has announced plans to partner with relevant Trade Unions in the State, to come up with policies aimed at empowering members of every group.

The Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr. Wasiu Olatunbosun said this during the commemoration of Shoe Makers Day, organised by National Association of Shoe Makers, Oyo State branch, in Ibadan today.

He said, being part of community engagement strategies by the Engr. Seyi Makinde led administration, the empowerment programme will boost the State’s economy and add value to the entire value chain of the small scale business in Oyo state.

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Olatunbosun added that the State Government will, ensure some programmes are designed to encourage local production of shoes, noting that capacity building, finance and creativity are vital for the State’s IGR growth.

While he emphasized that shoes are one commodity, Nigeria has competitive advantage of producing, Olatunbosun also said that processing them into competitive products is still a challenge the Nigerian economy is facing.

He noted that steps are underway by Seyi Makinde led Government to structure empowerment programmes for all Trade Groups in the State, which in turn will attract investment opportunities.

“Oyo State Government will look into some of the ways to improve the informal sector in Oyo State. This will be embedded in the policy which we will quickly look into with trade unions in the State”, he said.

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Speaking earlier, the Governor of the Association, Kazeem Ayomaya, has restated the Association’s commitment to act as a key enabler to drive the State Government’s economy, through constant production of footwear.

He thanked the State Government for considering improving the condition of members of the Association.

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Comrade James Ezema is a veteran journalist and media consultant. He is a political strategist. He can be reached on +2348035823617 via call or WhatsApp.


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