No 1 financial institution in Nigeria, First Bank of Nigeria Limited said it would host the second edition of its 2020 SME Business Clinic this week in Port-Harcourt and Abuja respectively.
The bank in a statement said: “the event themed “Building a sustainable Business” would be held on 25th and 27th February 2020 in Port-Harcourt and Abuja respectively.”
It stated further that SMEs should to take the FirstBank SME diagnostic tool on its website in order to stand a chance to be amongst the participants that will be in the SME Business Clinic in Port-Harcourt and Abuja.
The bank said: “The FirstBank SME diagnostic tool is designed for SMEs to check the health of their business, better understand it and drive profitability. The SME Clinic will feature one-on-one business advisory services, mentoring, networking opportunities and participants will also be acquainted with the requisite knowledge and business tools needed to drive efficiency in the day-to-day operations of their business.”
Speaking on the event, Gbenga Shobo, the Deputy Managing Director, FirstBank, said, “at FirstBank, we are proud of the giant strides we have taken over the years towards enhancing the SMEs for their businesses to thrive, have a fair play in the market and contribute to the Gross Domestic Product of the country. We remain the trusted financial partner of SMEs and reiterate our resolve to be known as the brand that enables their success; much the same way that we have for over 125 years enabling Nigerians and the economy at large”.