In 2021, Our STATE CARES Programme Will Provide Resources To Support Our SMEs By Strengthening Their Trade Cooperatives. On Going

  • Fayemi Inaugurates Ekiti CARES steering committee

    Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State on Monday inaugurated a nine-man committee to give policy direction to the implementation of the State COVID-19 Action Recovery and Economic Stimulus (CARES) programme designed to support livelihood of the poor and vulnerable households in the state.

    The CARES is a jointly developed World Bank-supported programme aimed at mitigating the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the socio-economic wellbeing of the people.

    Governor Fayemi while inaugurating the committee member in Ado-ekiti, to mark the formal activation of the CARES programme in the state, explained that the programme would also support budgeted state government interventions for farmers, artisans, Micro and Small Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) affected by the economic crisis occasioned by the pandemic.

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