An Evaluation of the Contribution Of Small and Mediums Scale Enterprises (Smes) to the Economic Development in Nigeria (A Case Study of Eight (8) Selected Smes in Ilorin Metropolics)

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1.1   BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY

        This study will have its fundamental root from the contribution of small and medium scale enterprises (SMES) o the economic development in Nigeria. Apart from the potential development of small and medium enterprise for ensuring a self reliant industrialization in terms of the ability to rely largely on local raw materials. It is also a good strategy to boost employment and guarantee an even distribution of industrial establishments in the country including the rural are. Consequently, both the federal and state Government and recently Local government has had risen to promote the development of small the medium enterprises (SMES) through increased incentive scheme including enhanced budgeting allocation for technical assistance programmes. In all countries of the world, small and medium enterprises have emerge as an important agent of economic and social transformation. The promotion of small amd medium enterprises (SMES) is no longer just the business of the world association for small and medium enterprises (WASME) and other Non-Government organization (NGOS) but as become a major policy thrust in industrialized and developing country. In industrialized countries, recent innovation in information technology, industrialized designation and global competition have propelled the spread of small business and forced large cooperation to search for new strategies to gain competitive operations. Small and medium enterprises (SMES) could help to facilitate mobilization of capital and human resources that could otherwise be left idle.

         An important feature associated with small and medium enterprises which is particularly relevant to our current economic problems is that, this industries characteristically, depend less on imported in outs relevative to their total capital investment than large scale industry. Small and medium enterprises (SMES) seek to diffuse economic power by helping to check imbalance seek to diffuse economic power by helping to check imbalance between various locality of a country and between different income groups in the same locality. The various role of small and medium enterprises mentioned above point to the fact that the development of small and medium Enterprises (SMES) in Nigeria does not only help in economic diversification and development, it is also crucial in the achievement of those sociopolitical objectives of Nigeria without which the country may begin to disintegrate.

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APA

Frontiers, E. & Abiola, A (2021). An Evaluation of the Contribution Of Small and Mediums Scale Enterprises (Smes) to the Economic Development in Nigeria (A Case Study of Eight (8) Selected Smes in Ilorin Metropolics). Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-contribution-of-small-and-mediums-scale-enterprises-smes-to-the-economic-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-eight-8-selected-smes-in-ilorin-metropolics

MLA 8th

Frontiers, Edu, and Abdulsalam Abiola "An Evaluation of the Contribution Of Small and Mediums Scale Enterprises (Smes) to the Economic Development in Nigeria (A Case Study of Eight (8) Selected Smes in Ilorin Metropolics)" Afribary. Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-contribution-of-small-and-mediums-scale-enterprises-smes-to-the-economic-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-eight-8-selected-smes-in-ilorin-metropolics. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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Frontiers, Edu, and Abdulsalam Abiola . "An Evaluation of the Contribution Of Small and Mediums Scale Enterprises (Smes) to the Economic Development in Nigeria (A Case Study of Eight (8) Selected Smes in Ilorin Metropolics)". Afribary, Afribary, 15 Dec. 2021. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. < https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-contribution-of-small-and-mediums-scale-enterprises-smes-to-the-economic-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-eight-8-selected-smes-in-ilorin-metropolics >.

Chicago

Frontiers, Edu and Abiola, Abdulsalam . "An Evaluation of the Contribution Of Small and Mediums Scale Enterprises (Smes) to the Economic Development in Nigeria (A Case Study of Eight (8) Selected Smes in Ilorin Metropolics)" Afribary (2021). Accessed January 24, 2022. https://afribary.com/works/an-evaluation-of-the-contribution-of-small-and-mediums-scale-enterprises-smes-to-the-economic-development-in-nigeria-a-case-study-of-eight-8-selected-smes-in-ilorin-metropolics