Smedan is responsible for six Entrepreneurship Development Centres in each geopolitical zone to support the mandate of the 23 Industrial Development Centres.

Sam Tende at Nasarawa State University, in a paper – Government initiatives toward entrepreneurship development in Nigeria, in the Global Journal of Business Research – has identified the adoption of Nigeria’s Structural Adjustment Programme, which ushered in the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in 1987, as an important decision. The NDE’s primary responsibility is to generate…

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