Union Bank of Nigeria Plc has restated its support for the growth of small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria, describing them as the drivers of national development and economic growth.
To this end, Union Bank, in partnership with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (SMEDAN), is organising market access conferences for SMEs in 10 cities around Nigeria.
So far the conference has held in six cities and has focused on providing training support and exposing SME owners to various financial industry products and schemes that would aid business growth.
Speaking on the partnership, the Head of Corporate Affairs and Corporate Communications of Union Bank, Ogochukwu Ekezie-Ekaidem, was quoted in a statement to have said: “Union Bank is committed to supporting the growth of SMEs in the Nigeria because we recognize their value and contribution to Nigeria overall economic growth.
This partnership with SMEDAN is an opportunity to impact these businesses directly and proffer solutions to their everyday challenges.”