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Kogi Central Senator, Natasha, To Pay N27.5 Million For Registration Of Small Scale Businesses Owners

Natasha Hadiza Akpoti

Senator, representing Kogi Central Senatorial District, Senator Natasha Natasha H Akpoti-Uduaghan has promised to pay the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) for the registration of 2,500 Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) owners in the district.
The registration will be done on the spot at the rate of N11,000 for each person.
Senator Natasha, who struck a partnership with CAC yesterday, July 9, when the CAC officials, led by the Head, FCT Zonal Office, Bello Muftau, met with her in her National Assembly, office Abuja, said that the partnership is aimed at supporting small business owners.
It is also to enable the beneficiaries fulfill the government’s registration requirements and promote business growth and development in the region.
She said that the registration drive is expected to commence soon, with a special conference planned to bring together, key players in the business ecosystem to forge synergy and collaboration.
She said that the special conference would create synergy and collaboration towards business growth and development, like regulatory bodies, Bank of Industry and others.
She encouraged CAC to strengthen its education and sensitization efforts to inform business owners about the importance of registration and the benefits of compliance.
Responding, the CAC team, led by Mr Bello Muftau, lauded the partnership as a significant step towards promoting the ease of doing business in Nigeria, in line with the Commission’s mandate under the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020
He added that the commission has put measures in place to promote the ease of doing business through simplification of the registration process, reduction of registration costs, reduction of costs, sensitisation, improvement of digital infrastructure, and incentives, amongst others.

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