Ekiti Pledges More Support for Business Owners

June 4, 2024

The Ekiti State government has reiterated its commitment to supporting and encouraging business owners in the state to grow.

The Commissioner for Information, Taiwo Olatunbosun, said government would not relent in its efforts to provide financial support, enabling environment, and incentives for businesses to grow because of their positive impact on the state’s economy.

Olatunbosun spoke at the second edition of Eventpreneurs Summit organised by Smylnstribe held in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital.

He said that Governor Biodun Oyebanji’s administration had put in place a series of programmes and initiatives to support the growth and survival of micro, small, and medium-scale businesses in the state.

Acknowledging business owners as the key contributors to the state’s economic growth and wealth creation, Olatunbosun said that government would continue to provide more innovative opportunities for improved productivity.

He lauded the convener of the summit, Adebimpe Eweje, for organising the programme, saying the initiative aligned with Governor Oyebanji’s ‘shared prosperity agenda’.

Olatunbosun called on the participants to utilize the platform provided by the summit to build robust business connections and broaden their knowledge on how to grow their brand in the events industry.

Eweje, explained that the summit was primarily organized for various vendors in the event industry, including event planners, caterers, event decorators, and traditional ‘alagas’.

Eweje added that the event was aimed at exposing the eventpreneurs in the state to modern practices and innovation to remain relevant in the dynamic and evolving event industry.

She noted that the summit had become a veritable hub shaping the future of young individuals in the industry and building strong networking for robust business connections.