The federal government is to launch a digital platform to protect the indigenous products of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, MSMEs.
The Director, Investment and Promotions, Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs Olukemi Arodudu Oluremi made this known in Abuja
She explained that the platform which would be launched after the Expo would assist MSMEs to formalize and standardize their products for export, stated that already a committee had been set up which has the Corporate Affairs Commission, SON, Trademark registry Department of the Ministry and other relevant agencies as members to ensure that the process is carried out at a subsidized rate.
She explained that the Expo, which is a private sector initiative, is geared towards showcasing the rich cultural heritage of Nigeria and harnessing its economic potential.
The Director highlighted some of the activities lined up for the Expo to include exhibition, Business forum awards to notable Nigerians who had distinguished themselves in the creative industry as well as innovative participation during the Expo would feature five components.
The enjoy Nigeria Expo is one of the initiatives of the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investment aimed at diversifying the economy through MSMEs.
Reporting by Patience Olumati, Editing by Tola Oguneye