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Diamond Bank empowers 5 entrepreneurs with N15m

By Nkiruka Nnorom

Diamond Bank Plc has given out N15 million to five entrepreneurs, as part of the bank’s Building Entrepreneurs Today, BET, programme aimed at supporting the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs, operators.

The bank, in conjunction with the Enterprise Development Centre, EDC, of the Pan-Atlantic University, selects 50 entrepreneurs from different sectors and take them through six months of training, after which the top five are selected and capital of N3 million given to each.

Speaking at the cheque presentation in Lagos, the bank’s Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Uzoma Dozie, said the scheme is to help the beneficiaries streng-then their manpower, expand the product lines and create increased service and product values that would make MSMEs more competitive.


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