Lagos, Nigeria; January 29, 2015: The Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), an arm of the Pan Atlantic University, has been commended for leading the way in entrepreneurial development in Nigeria and Africa.
The Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Dr. Olusegun Aganga, gave this commendation recently at the formal inauguration of the EDC’s purpose-built learning complex located behind the Lagos Business School in Ajah.
The Minister, who was the guest of honour at the event, said that by focusing on developing the capacity of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), the EDC is helping to build the foundations for sustainable economic development for Nigeria. He commended the institution’s tradition of excellence and service which he said earned it recognition and confidence among international institutions and development agencies.
The Minister acknowledged that the EDC’s giant strides over the past 12 years could not have been possible without the generous support by its longstanding partners, especially
In a goodwill message at the event, the Managing Director of
“The MSME sector holds a special significance for us at
In a very inspiring speech at the event, The Director of the Enterprise Development Centre, Mr. Peter Bamkole; paid glowing tribute to the students and the EDC Alumni whose contributions to the building fund, he said, would make interesting case studies in sacrificial giving. He thanked
Coca-Cola Nigeria is the sponsor of the stately cafeteria in the EDC complex which will be known as the
The event climaxed with the cutting of the tape by the Minister to formally inaugurate the building which was followed by a facility tour of the complex by the guests that attended the event.
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