KIZITO OKECHUKWU | FEB 24, 2020
As the Finance Minister prepares to deliver the 2020 National Budget speech, all eyes will be on government’s plan to collect its revenues and spend its budget. The budget is a platform where the nation gets clarity on how taxes have been allocated to various national priorities, such as infrastructure, education, health, social services, among others. The budget also helps in determining how citizens should tighten their belts in cases where there are increases in tax, etc.
Last week, I took some time to chat to a few startups and small businesses at the 22 on Sloane campus about what they expect to be addressed in the budget speech and these were their comments:
Kizito Okechukwu is the co-Chairperson of the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) Africa; 22 on Sloane is Africa’s largest startup campus.
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