Prof. Muritala Awodun urges Kwara State Artisans to be Financially Literate

The Executive Chairman of the Kwara State Internal Revenue Service, (KW-IRS) Prof. Muritala Awodun who was represented by the Director of Special Duties, Mr Segun Olaniyi has urged Kwara State Artisans Congress to be financially dependent and conscious in order to grow their business successively.

This statement was made during the Financial Literacy Training organised by Enterprise Development Centre of Pan Atlantic University in partnership with Diamond Bank at Whitefield Hotel, Ilorin on 28th of August, 2018.

At the event, one of the facilitators, Mrs Raliat Oyetunde a lecturer of Pan Atlantic University, Lagos State took the artisans on by creating a business plan, inventory management, and various E-payment channels.

Mrs Oyetunde further emphasized that business owners should have a budget, keep up to date accounting record, learn and imbibe saving culture and avoid sales on credit. She added that they should always take daily stock of their products and laid emphasis on the need to open a bank account for transactions and savings for their future and that of their Children.

The Pan Atlantic University team was led by their Director, Enterprise Development Centre of Pan African University, Mrs Nneka Okekear. Also present at the event were Chairman Artisan Congress, Mr Sa’ad Alawaye, Vice President1Artisan Congress, Mr Omoba Femi Adeleke, Secretary Artisan Congress, Mr Adeleke S.A, amongst others.


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