Tola Johnson, Particular Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Micro Small and Medium and Medium Enterprises(MSMEs), says 100,000 small companies will get N50,000 every.
NAN reviews that the gesture is a part of COVID-19 financial stimulus.
The presidential aide made the announcement on the inauguration of the Implementation of Survival Fund and Assured Off-Take Stimulus Schemes for MSMEs on Thursday in Abuja.
Johnson, the Venture Coordinator, stated that the schemes had been a part of the Financial Sustainability Plan drafted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee and authorized by President Muhammadu Buhari.
“The Payroll Assist targets 100,000 companies. Nonetheless, the variety of people who will profit from that is 500,000. What the federal government has executed is to say that there a number of MSMEs which have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown.
“Afterward, there’s a CAC (Company Affairs Fee) free registration; it’s free for the MSMEs however the authorities is paying the CAC for this. What the federal government has executed is to say to the CAC, you do that frequently to the MSMEs at about N12,000 or thereabout; give it to us at half worth, we are going to give it to the MSMEs free.’’
Johnson added that underneath the Nationwide MSMEs Clinic, Osinbajo and the Minister of Trade, Commerce and Funding went to no fewer than 26 states.
He stated it was found that very artistic companies weren’t registered.
“They are going to inform you they don’t have N10,000 to N12,000 to register their companies. The federal government had promised that in some unspecified time in the future, we are going to do and I feel the chance has come now; the chance can’t be higher than now.’’