Following the reopening of the MSMEs Survival Fund Payroll Support Portal by the Federal Government, the Ogun State government has called on eligible Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) operating in the State to take advantage of its 13,000 Payroll Support quota by applying for the Support via the Fund’s website, www.survivalfund.gov.ng.
A release signed by the Commissioner for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mrs. Kikelomo Longe states that the Federal Government decided to reopen applications for the Payroll Support to ensure States that are yet to fully utilize their quota do so and also ensure eligible MSMEs who missed out on the initial application deadline get to benefit from the Payroll Support stream of the Fund adding that the application would close on Tuesday, 2nd February, 2021.
According to her, only Nigerian-owned businesses with a minimum of three employees and maximum of 50 employees registered under the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) are eligible while every applicant must have verifiable Bank Verification Number (BVN),
upload all registration documents, bank statement showing Payroll receipts of their employees for the last three months, employment register and Small and Medium Enterprises Development (SMEDAN) certification while applying on-line. Prospective applicants can get their SMEDAN certification via https://smedanregister.ng/register before commencing their application, while those in need of further enquiries may contact the Ministry on 08033762594 or send a mail to email@example.com.