• Lagos signs agreement for women entrepreneurs to access $300m AfDB fund

    Lagos signs agreement for women entrepreneurs to access $300m AfDB fund

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Government says it has signed a partnership agreement with an NGO, the African Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum, to access the $300 million African Development Bank Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa.

    According to the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Akinyemi Ashade, the government will nominate qualified candidates from among the over two million businesswomen in the state to access the fund.

    Ashade, who spoke shortly after signing the agreement in Ikeja on […]