Lagos partners German agency to address impact of COVID-19 on business


The Lagos state government has partnered the German Development Agency (GIZ) to address the impact of COVID-19 on micro small and medium scale enterprises (MSMEs).

The partnership between the Lagos Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and the pro-poor growth and promotion of employment in Nigeria (SEDIN-GIZ) programme is aimed at formulating policies for a sustainable economy.

According to the director, fundraising/stakeholders engagements communication and partnership,   Charles Anyanwu, all stakeholders will be involved.

“Let us imagine the impact of the pandemic on our sources of livelihoods of Lagosians, it was devastating,” he said.

“This programme is to ensure that we put policies in place to address any such occurrence in the future, looking forward to a more sustainable economy in Lagos.”

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