ANAMBRA State Government has ended the three -day training for restaurants, clubs, and bar owners in the state with a call on them to register their businesses.
The three-day training which took place at Anambra South, Anambra North and came to a conclusion at Anambra Central had business owners trained to be upgraded with the world class hospitality industry and services in the state.
The training, apart from being organised by Ministry of Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism, stakeholders in the Anambra State Hospitality Industry, was aimed at educating participants on standard best practices in improving their services and hygiene.
Addressing the trainees, Anambra State Commissioner for Diaspora Affairs, Indigenous Artworks, Culture and Tourism, Christian Madubuko encouraged business owners to access loans through the Anambra State Small Business Agency (ASBA).
Dr. Madubuko explained that ASBA was set up by Gov. Willie Obiano to help small and medium scale businesses have access to capital.
The commissioner, however, warned that hospitality businesses in the state who fail to register their business with the ministry will be shutdown.
Earlier in an opening remark, chairman of the occasion, Abuchi Nduba emphasised the need for business owners to come together as trade unions to be able to monitor their members and access loan from the government for development of their businesses.
Responding on behalf of the trainees, Innocent Ugwu and Chinyere Chikelu expressed delight with the choice of partnership with the state government and assured that they will register and comply with all laid down rules and regulations.
The event came to a climax with the issuance of certificate of participation to the participants witnessed by the state Commissioner for Health, Dr. Vincent Okpala, who was represented by Director of Public Health and Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Dr. Uchechukwu Onyejimbe, alongside Assistant Director, NAFDAC, in Anambra State, Emmanuel Onogwu, among others