By Niyi Isamotu
The Oluwo of Iwoland Oba (Dr) Adewale Akanbi has extol the leadership qualities of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as distinctive and unique as well as a character worthy of emulation, he made this statement at his palace yesterday during the official visit of Osinbajo to the ancient city of Iwo to launch one of the Social Intervention Program (SIP) of the FG called the “Trader Moni”.
The monarch who was full of praises for the number two citizen of the nation for his Sterling performances and leadership qualities said Osinbajo is an honest man who doesn’t lie, noting that he is optimistic of his pledge to deliver certain infrastructures lacking in the zone.
“The vice president Yemi Osinbajo is an honest man who doesn’t lie. His virtue promoted him to his current status. My knowledge of him is an acknowledgement of a cultured man, who respect and fulfil promises with fear of God”
Oba Akanbi however appeal to the beneficiaries of the credit loan to make judicious use of the loan, stating that first impression last longer.
He said business money is a walking capital to promote ones standard of influence and not for merriment of ceremonies: burial, marriage, fornication and other non monetary rewarding engagements.
The launch of the credit loan facilities which the VP came for, “Trader Moni” is a new scheme which is under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP) and it’s targeted at empowering two million petty traders before the year ends.
Trader Moni is designed to help petty traders expand their trade through the provision of collateral free loans of N10,000. The loans are repayable within a period of six months.
Under the scheme, beneficiaries can get access to a higher facility ranging from N15,000 to N50,000 when they repay N10,000 within the stipulated time period.