The Shared Facility Scheme for MSMEs is another strategic intervention of the Federal Government, which was borne from the activities of the National MSME Clinics.
The purpose of the scheme if for the Federal government to partner with interested State Governments to equip common facilities for MSMEs within important economic clusters. In 2021, work commenced on 10 facilities across various states to compliment the Anambra, Benue and Lagos State facilities already in existence.
Recently in Imo State, the shared facility (Fashion Hub) was launched on 14th December 2021) and is located at No 89 Orlu Road, Adjascent Amakaohia Market, Owerri North LGA, Imo state. This facility houses fashion and related machines and equipment like buttonhole machines, embroidery machines and monogramming machines for MSMEs.
The most recent Shared Facility launched in Edo State on 17 December 2021. The facility is located within the Edo State Ministry of Infrastructure in Benin, Edo State and has been equipped and fitted with modern furniture and woodwork machinery for furniture makers within the State.