Nigerian government begins skills acquisition for entrepreneurs in South West


The Federal government has begun the National Social Investment Programme, NSIP for entrepreneurs in the South western region of Nigeria.

According to the Southwest Coordinator of the programme, Kome Brown the skills acquisition is under the Office the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and limited to upcoming entrepreneurs in the Southwest zone.

Brown said that the programme was established to fast-track industrialization in Nigeria by providing training and mentorship for a wide range of technology-enabled skills while empowering Nigerian Youths for entrepreneurship.

According to her, the programme, which is the second in its series in the Southwest, is to redefine the entrepreneurs’ product, achieve product-market fit and acquire new customers for the entrepreneurs.

She said that under the second series, budding entrepreneurs with business ideas that could transform the agricultural, manufacturing, ICT, FinTech and Health sectors of the economy would get an added advantage.

She therefore urged budding entrepreneurs to key into the programme scheduled to end on March 30.

Peace PIAK