Cross River Acquires N500m Entrepreneurship Development Center

In Breaking News, Business & Economy, National News, Reports

by crossriverwatch admin

Desam House, Calabar; the property that was acquired
Desam House, Calabar; the property that was acquired

The Cross River State Government has spent 500 million Naira to acquire and renovate the DESAM House in Calabar in readiness for the commissioning of the Central Bank of Nigeria Entrepreneurship Development center for the South South zone located in the city.

Speaking in an interview with CrossRiverWatch in Calabar today, Mr. Gerald Adah, the Special Adviser to Senator Liyel Imoke on Trade and Investment Promotion said the acquisition of the massive edifice which hitherto housed the defunct Savannah Bank of Nigeria and several other corporate entities is in pursuit of the state’s determination to expand the frontiers of job creation in the South South.

According to Mr. Adah, the center will train both up-coming and existing entrepreneurs for the next five years during which period graduates are expected to acquire basic skills of becoming successful entrepreneurs, job creators and employers of labor.

The Special Adviser said that the take-off of the center in Calabar will, “further enhance the resolve, commitment and tenacity of purpose by the BRACED state governors to promote regional economic cooperation”.

He advised upcoming and existing entrepreneurs in the South South zone to take advantage of the programs of the center which are designed by renowned consultants, SHIELD Academy based on world class curriculum.

The Calabar centre is to be jointly commissioned on Monday, 2nd September 2013 by the six BRACED State governors including Henry Sariake Dickson of Bayelsa, Chibuike Amaechi of Rivers, Godswill Akpabio of Akwa Ibom, Senator Liyel Imoke of Cross River, Adams Oshiomole of Edo and Emmanuel Uduaghan of Delta.

Other centers where the CBN Entrepreneurial Development facility are located are in the country include Lagos, for the South West states, Maiduguri for the North East, Onitsha for the South East and Benue is hosting for the North Central States.

follow us on twitter @crossriverwatch

Since You Are Here, Support Good Journalism


CrossRiverWatch was founded on the ideals of deploying tech tools to report in an ethical manner, news, views and analysis with a narrative that ensures transparency in governance, a good society and an accountable democracy.

Everyone appreciates good journalism but it costs a lot of money. Nonetheless, it cannot be sacrificed on the altar of news commercialisation.

Consider making a modest contribution to support CrossRiverWatch's journalism of credibility and integrity in order to ensure that all have continuous free access to our noble endeavor.

CLICK HERE

New Feature: Don't miss any of our news again.Get all our articles in your facebook chat box.Click the Facebook Messenger Icon below to subscribe now

Text Advert by CRWatch :Place Yours

Will You To Learn How To Make Millions Of Naira Making Special Creams From Your Kitchen?.Click Here


Expose Your Business And Make More Sales. Advertise On CrossRiverWatch.com Today

You may also read!

16 Times Ayade Has Ordered Recruitment And Once It Worked

By Jonathan Ugbal Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State on Thursday “ordered” the recruitment of 20,000 people into

Read More...

#EndSARS: Cross River Inquiry Panel Gives Victims 2 Weeks To Submit Petitions

By Jonathan Ugbal Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River on Thursday inaugurated the judicial panel of enquiry headed by

Read More...

BREAKING: Ayade Orders Indefinite Suspension Of School Fee For Indigenous CRUTECH Students, Employment Of 20,000

By Archibong Jeremiah Information reaching our newsroom has it that, the Cross River State Governor, Sen. Ben Ayade has

Read More...

3 commentsOn Cross River Acquires N500m Entrepreneurship Development Center

Leave a reply:

Your email address will not be published.

Mobile Sliding Menu

Share this now