The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has launched the FCT TraderMoni programme

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has launched the FCT TraderMoni programme, a collateral and interest-free loan scheme initiated by the Federal Government to assist petty traders across the country.

According to Osinbajo, the scheme is aimed at spreading prosperity and reducing poverty, especially for petty traders irrespective of their socio-political background.

In a statement by the Vice President’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, Osinbajo said that the programme is part of the Social Investment Programme of the Federal Government.

He explained that it has been launched in Lagos, Kano, Katsina, Abia, Osun states and would be extended, in quick succession, to traders in all the states of the federation by the end of 2018.

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