By Felix Khanoba
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the Federal Government to put in place a students’ entrepreneurship programme in the country.
National President of NANS, Comr. Danielson Bamidele Akpan, who made the call when he led a delegation of Nigerian students and stakeholders on a courtesy visit to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo in Abuja, said students will be able to raise start-up capital for business venture from such entrepreneurial scheme.
According to a tweet on its twitter handle, @NANSNIG, the students body extolled the Vice President for his exemplary leadership quality, patriotism, loyalty and dedication to the betterment of Nigerians at the grassroots level through the National Social Investment Programme.
Danielson said the proposed Nigerian Students Entrepreneurship Programme, if well positioned will raise enough business capital for students who want to venture into business and contribute massively to the development of the nation’s economy.
On his part, Vice President Osinbajo thanked the delegation for the visit and commended the initiative of the Global President while promising a robust collaboration between the office of the Vice President and NANS.