ITF distributes CAC certificates to 6,606 beneficiaries in Bauchi State

 The Industrial Training (ITF) has distributed Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) certificates of registration to 6,606 beneficiaries in Bauchi State.

Mr Joseph Ari, the Director-General of ITF, at the formal presentation of the certificates to beneficiaries on , in Bauchi, said that it part of Federal post--19 interventions programme.

“Prior to the distributions, small and medium businesses have faced several challenges caused -19 pandemic,.

“These included limited financial resources, difficulty in accessing finances, insufficient management capacity and lack of adequate infrastructure, among others.

“This is part of the Federal post--19 pandemic survival intervention micro and small businesses to formalise their businesses.

“The Federal has approved the free registration of 6,606 business names in Bauchi State, while Abia, Lagos and Kano states will have 7,906, 9,084 and 8,406 respectively,’’ he said.

He said certificates were presented to 6,606 micro and small entrepreneurs, artisans, craftsmen/women in Bauchi state to formalise their businesses and urged them to take advantage of “this rare opportunity’’.

Ari, who is also the Chairman, Monitoring and Evaluation -Committee of Micro Small Medium Enterprises Survival , urged Bauchi State government to continue ITF in implementation of its projects.

Responding, Alhaji Modibbo Ahmed, the Commissioner for Cooperative and MSME, commended the Federal Government and ITF for their impactful interventions across the country.

Ahmed pledged that Bauchi state government would continue federal projects in the state. (NAN)