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Ecobank begins radio programme to empower SMEs




In a bid to empower small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the country, Ecobank Nigeria has launched a radio programme tagged “Ecobank Business Hour”. obtained this from a statement released by Emeka Agada, Head, SME, Ecobank Nigeria.

This medium gathered that the programme will run in ten radio stations in Nigeria which include Inspiration 92.3FM, Lagos, RayPower 106.5FM, Kano, Odenigbo 99.1FM, Obosi, Liberty 91.7FM, Kaduna and PH Family Love 97.7FM, Port Harcourt and of others.

Agada explained that the programme is one of the several initiatives the bank is deploying to empower its SME customers with the right resources to thrive.

 According to him, the programme will also enlighten the public about the various solutions designed by the bank to help businesses.

Agada said the radio programme being produced by Royal Roots, one of Nigeria’s leading production companies, has already commenced and will be aired for an initial period of 13 weeks.

He explained that the rich content will help entrepreneurs and business managers to upskill and reskill for growth in the new digital landscape.

According to him, “This further underscore our unwavering commitment to supporting and sustaining the development of SMEs in all sectors of the economy.

 “The radio programme promises to be an impactful series. I encourage all small business operators including their customers, friends and family members to set aside time to listen to the programme and get tips on how to grow their businesses.”

On his part, Greg Odutayo, Managing Director, Royal Roots, said the program will enable aspiring entrepreneurs understand how to set up and manage successful businesses.

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He lauded the bank for supporting a programme of this nature, capable of generating positive activities in the SME space.


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