Accion Microfinance Bank has reaffirmed its dedication to fostering the growth of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) throughout the country.

The highly anticipated SME Customer Forum, held in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, drew a diverse crowd of entrepreneurs and stakeholders from across the region.

During the forum, Taiwo Joda, Accion MfB’s MD/CEO, delivered a keynote address emphasizing the institution’s unwavering support for SMEs, which are considered the backbone of the Nigerian economy. Joda underscored the importance of empowering entrepreneurs and small businesses, stating, “SMEs are the driving force behind economic growth, and we are committed to providing the necessary support and resources to help them flourish.”

The forum provided a dynamic platform for SME customers to share their experiences, challenges, and insights, while also fostering networking opportunities with their peers. The interactive sessions, designed to address the specific needs and challenges faced by SMEs in Nigeria, focused on critical topics such as access to finance and business development.

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The Bank’s unwavering commitment to SME growth and development was evident throughout the event, as it offered entrepreneurs an invaluable opportunity to connect with other business owners.

Taiwo expressed the bank’s enthusiasm for hosting similar events in other states, reiterating their commitment to empowering entrepreneurs and small businesses across Nigeria.

The SME Customer Forum represents one of Accion Microfinance Bank’s ongoing initiatives to promote financial inclusion and support entrepreneurship in Nigeria. This further solidifies its position as a leading innovator and customer-centric institution within the microfinance sector.