Heritage Bank MD urges banks to drive SMEs – The Managing Director, Heritage Bank Plc, Mr. Ifie Sekibo, has tasked commercial banks to intervene in building a formidable economy driven on Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs).
Sekibo who stated this on the sidelines of the 11th Annual Banking and Finance Conference of the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN).
He explained that as a way of cushioning the effect of capacity building and fund management introduced, the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Investment Protection Fund to assist the growth and rejuvenation of the sector.
He said Heritage Bank would support operators in the MSMEs sector to broker new deals and partnerships.
Sekibo said the bank would create a platform to propel a network of fast growing businesses and network with others as well as engage the bank’s SME consultants in their bid to build and develop sustainable businesses.