Fidelity Bank Hosts Capacity Building Programme


Fidelity Bank Plc is set to organise a national capacity building webinar for small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs) in the country.

The programme is part of efforts to assist entrepreneurs across all sectors of the Nigerian economy develop requisite capacity to unlock their full potentials and take their businesses to the next level of growth.

According to a statement from the bank, targeted specifically at existing businesses operating in critical sectors of the economy including trade and commerce, manufacturing, hospitability, education, entertainment, transportation and agriculture, the virtual sessions would take place across the country on a state-by-state basis, with the maiden edition slated for Enugu State on January 27, 2021.


The Enugu event is organised in collaboration with the Enugu State Ministry of Trade and Commerce and the Enugu SME Centre; Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN); Nigeria Association of Small & Medium Enterprises (NASME) and Enugu Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ECCIMA).


Themed “Funding and Financial Management”, the Enugu Edition will have in attendance special guests including the First Lady of the state, Mrs. Monica Ugwuanyi; Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Roban Stores, Robert Anwatu and Director, Michelle Laboratories Limited, Chiedozie Atuegwu.


Fidelity Bank CEO, Mrs. Nneka Onyeali-Ikpe was quoted to have said, “The programme underscores our long-running support for the growth of small businesses which stems from our recognition of MSMEs as critical agents of economic development and transformation in Nigeria and the world at large.”