Osinbajo urges Nigerians to patronise locally made goods

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JOS, MAY 9, 2017 – Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerians that Federal Government has streamline and further created the enabling environment for businesses and speedy company registration as part of the efforts towards promoting investment in the country.

Prof. Osinbajo, who spoke at Plateau State Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Clinics for Viable Enterprises in Jos, said: “By now, the time and period of business registration as improved. By next month activities of the Corporate Affairs Commission will be on line to make company registration easier and for research in relation to businesses.”

He also said all bureaucratic bottlenecks associated with importation are being dismantled, adding that the present administration has created a conducive atmosphere for both importers and investors to do their businesses in line with laid down procedures.

According to him, “The government business is to make entrepreneurs happy and make things easier for them. The government is also encouraging local manufacturers, not only this; the government is supporting Development Banks to fund small and medium industries.

“This becomes necessary because the only way through which we can develop as a country is to consume what we produce. We must use what we made and patronise our locally produced goods,” he said.

Earlier, the Governor of Taraba State, Dahiru Ishaku, said the country needs peace to develop its potential to the fullest capacity, adding that the major challenges of the North East presently is how to promote peace and arrest the insecurity in the zone.

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