Monday, September 21, 2020

Survival Fund: FG releases registration schedule as portal opens .

President Buhari
As the portal for the registration of prospective beneficiaries for the survival fund opens on Monday, September 21, the federal government has released the schedule for categories of businesses.
 A statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, September 20 by the Project Delivery Office stated that the portal which opens at 10 pm, will have educational institutions as the first category of beneficiaries to register. 
The office therefore advised those interested in benefiting from the fund to take note of the schedule and also log on to to register for the payroll support initiative. The federal government had on Thursday, September 10 flagged-off two schemes to cushion the effects of COVID-19 and save over 100,000 small businesses in the country. Minister of state, industry, trade and investment Ambassador Mariam Katagum, flagged-off the schemes after briefing journalists in Abuja. According to her, over 1.7 million Nigerians will be positively impacted by the schemes. 
According to the minister, part of the terms of reference of the NESP included the support of small businesses and the creation of jobs, hence the flag-off of the schemes. 

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