The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN) has pledged its support for the New Economic Partnership for African Development (NEPAD) Business Group on its upcoming Global Partnership Week and other activities that relates to the development of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Nigeria.
The Director-General Alhaji Muhammad Nadada Umar made the remarks when the NEPAD Business Group's Executive Secretary Aniebo Roberts and members of his team visited him in Abuja.
While commending the NEPAD Group for their passion to effect desirable change in the economy through the development of the private sector, the SMEDAN DG promised to bring other relevant agencies of government on board to make contributions toward achieving the set objectives of the group.
"SMEDAN support these partnerships with the belief that better results and efficiency can be achieved in SME development," he said.
Earlier, Roberts explained that the purpose of their visit was to notify the agency of the proposed Global Partnership Week in celebration of the International Year of Cooperatives and seek areas of partnership and support from SMEDAN.