According to The Nation, ten new entrepreneurs have received cheques of
N300, 000 each, making a total of N3 million to grow their business at the Life Progress Booster Show, an initiative of Life Lager Beer.
The beer brand is committed to supporting small and medium entrepreneurs in South-East Nigeria.
The entrepreneurs were at the weekend, presented with the cheques by managers of the brand 2017 at West Point, Answai Road, Government House, Asaba, Delta State.
While addressing the audience at the presentation ceremony, Portfolio Manager, Mainstream Lager and Stout Brands, Nigerian Breweries Plc, Emmanuel Agu said the brand had increased the grant from
N250, 000 in 2016 to N300, 000 and will support 200 entrepreneurs through the Progress Booster platform in 2017.
Progress Booster is a programme with the sole aim of supporting the people of the South-East who have innovative business ideas to encourage the entrepreneurial spirit of the people, Agu said.