Nigeria: NEPC Sponsors 4,000 Women Entrepreneurs

8 February 2021

Benin City — The Executive Director of Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Dr. Olusegun Awolowo said the Council has sponsored over 4000 Nigerian women entrepreneurs.

Dr Awolowo disclosed this in Benin in a one-day capacity building programme for women-owned businesses (BOBs), on the use of Shetrades in Commonwealth Crisis Management Toolkit.

He said the council also surveyed 400 women-owned businesses nationwide.

"Shetrades in Commonwealth is a project under Shetrades Initiative that aims to increase the participation of women-owned businesses in international trade, not only here in Nigeria, but across other Commonwealth nations.

"Through collaboration with International Trade Centre ITC, NEPC has sponsored the participation of Nigerian women entrepreneurs at International events like Shetrades global conducted numerous training."

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