Good People, what is happening in Nigeria at the moment is very painful. No one is happy and everyone should put efforts on what could be done to change the trajectory. We are reaching out to the (evolving) youth leaders to see how Tekedia Mini-MBA could offer training, and work with our partners at least on internship placements. Economic hardship is severe and the soul of the nation is dying with the lootings. But we can reverse that trajectory.
So, the news that Access Bank has earmarked N50 billion to support Nigerians through interest-free loans and grants to communities, young people, and SMEs (micro, small and medium-sized businesses) is commendable. Herbert Wigwe continues to lead; he won my person of the year a few years go.
Access Bank has announced N50 billion in support of Nigerians through interest-free loans and grants to support communities, the youths as well as micro, small and medium-sized businesses.
According to the bank; “Now more than ever, we remain committed to our purpose of impacting lives positively.
” In light of the recent occurrences, we will be supporting Nigerian businesses with N50billion interest-free loans and grants. Watch this space for more information.”
The support by Access Bank is expected to help business owners and entreprenuers alleviate and stimulate economic activities, as well as produce many positive multiplier effects on the economy.
“As a way of supporting SMEs and the working class of the country following the recent damage of properties and livelihoods experienced across the nation, @myaccessbank has rolled out interest free loans of up to N50bn.
I call on other companies to look beyond governments and see what they can do in Nigeria. American companies rattled by the demons of systemic discrimination are rising to do what governments have failed to do at scale. From Chase Bank to Bank of America, most are pushing to invest in minorities communities. Nigeria needs an equivalent because we have just seen: even the rich are running away from their mansions as young people have their lists! We have to empower them to have enduring peace in Nigeria.
We can do it – FIX Nigeria.---
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