Wema Bank to mobilize SMEs for ACFTA, intra-Africa trade


With the African Continental Free Trade Area now in force, the opportunities for SMEs to expand and grow are boundless. Information is key to unlocking all the benefits inherent in this agreement to Nigeria businesses.


Wema Bank is holding a webinar designed to provide SMEs with all the information they require to leverage this great opportunity for expansion and growth. The webinar which is tagged, “African Continental Free Trade Area; Unlocking the Benefits to SMEs will feature thought leaders and industry experts including; Mr Francis Anatogu, Executive Secretary, National Action Committee on AFCTA & Senior Special Assistant to the President on Public Sector.  Mr Taiwo Oyedele, Fiscal Policy Partner & West Africa Tax Leader, PwC; and Mr Adeola Ajai, Head Correspondent Banking, Wema Bank.

Attendees will get clarity on the scope of the African Free Trade Agreement, how they can benefit from this agreement, modalities set out by the government for businesses seeking to trade under this agreement as well as the support mechanism put together by Wema Bank to facilitate intra-Africa trade.

While the webinar targets Nigeria Businesses, it is open to all members of the public who maybe interested in learning about the African Continental Free Trade Agreement.

The Webinar, which is free for attendees, will hold virtually on Zoom platform on 10 am, Friday, 29th January 2021.


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