The Federal Government has announced that the first batch of artisans in Ariaria International Market in Abia State has received their one-time grant of N30,000 each.
This was according to a tweet shared by the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Survival Fund.
The Government of Nigeria also announced via Twitter that the Payroll Support Scheme had received over 50,000 applications.
It noted that the scheme aimed at MSMEs adversely affected by the COVID-19 pandemic would provide payroll support to a maximum of 10 employees per qualifying MSME.
“More than 50,000 applications were completed before the portal closed,” the government tweeted.