Bank assures Nigeria SMEs of its support
From OKORO CHINEDU in Lagos, Nigeria
LAGOS, (CAJ News) – ACCESS Bank, Nigeria’s foremost financial institution, has pledged its support to micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in view of the sector’s potential to enhance economic growth.
The bank has launched the Finance and Logistics Worldwide Scheme (FLOWS)
in Onitsha, capital of Anambra State, in line with that commitment.
“We appreciate the fact that SMEs are the future and engine room of the
economy. As a bank, Access is well positioned to providing the much-needed
support through deliberate focus and commitment of resources towards their development,” said Arinze Osuachala, Head of Subsidiaries at Access Bank.
The official said it was vital that this integral sector of the economy
received all the necessary support it needs to drive growth and
“The future outlook for the sector is encouraging provided that the
challenges are militated against and the present gaps are adequately
covered,” Osuachala said.
The vast majority of companies in Nigeria are SMEs.
They account for the livelihoods of most of the country’s 173 million
people and are engines of diversification for a country long reliant on
– CAJ News
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