The sole mandate and responsibility of SMEDAN also known as The Small & Medium Enterprise Development Agency as contained in the enabling 2003 Act of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria can be summarized as follows.
Objectives Of SMEDAN (Small & Medium Enterprises Development Agency Of Nigeria)
- The have the mandate of Stimulating, monitoring and coordinating the development of the MSMEs sub-sector in Nigeria.
- They Initiate and articulate policy ideas for small and medium enterprises growth and development.
- Promoting and facilitating development programmes, instruments and support services to accelerate the development and modernization of MSME operations;
Functions Of SMEDAN In Nigeria
- They have the function of Serving as vanguard for rural industrialization, tackle poverty, job creation and enhanced livelihoods;
- They Link MSMEs to internal and external sources of finance, appropriate technology, technical skills as well as to large enterprises;
- SMEDAN Promoting and providing access to industrial infrastructures such as layouts, incubators, industrial parks;
- Intermediating between MSMEs and Government [SMEDAN is the voice of the MSMEs];
- Working in contact with other institutions in both public and private sector to create a good enabling environment of business in general, and MSME activities in particular.
List Of SMEDAN Zonal Offices In Nigeria
|ZONE||ZONAL OFFICE ADDRESS||ZONAL COORDINATOR||CONTACT TELPHONE NUMBER|
|NORTH-EAST||SMEDAN NORTH EAST ZONAL OFFICE,NO 61 IIIlelah Shopping Plaza Murtala MOhammed Way, Bauchi||ALHAJI ISA MUHAMMAD||08034372955|
|SOUTH-WEST||SMEDAN SOUTH WEST ZONAL OFFICE, No 107 Ogunlana Drive Surulere Lagos||Mr. GBENGA OGUNDEJI||08036706209, 08090786370|
|SOUTH-EAST||SMEDAN SOUTH-EAST ZONE OFFICEPlot 25, Ebano Housing Estate Enugu||Mr. VICTOR UGWU||O8055319599|
|SOUTH-SOUTH||SMEDAN SOUTH-SOUTH ZONAL Along Ebele-Opolo Road Opposite Commissioner’s Quarter’s, Yenagoa Bayelsa State||Mrs. LINDA OMUBO-PEPPLE||08025246545|
|NORTH-CENTRAL||SMEDAN NORTH CENTRAL ZONAL OFFICE: No.32 Mount Patti Road, Opposite REkiya Ogbeha, Confluence Cable Network HQS, Lokoja, Kogi State.||Mrs. CHARITY ABAH||08033316483|
|NORTH-WEST||SMEDAN NORTH WEST ZONAL OFFICE NO. 29B SOKOTO ROAD, Nasarawa KANO. KANO STATE||ALHAJI AHMED MADAKI||08035865903|