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Shimite Bello

Executive Secretary at Delta State Agency


Mrs. Shimite Bello is the Executive Secretary, Delta State Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency.

The Delta State Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency for which she is the CEO has indeed facilitated the access of economically weak and disadvantaged segments of the Deltans to productive assets and services with a view to making rural economies financially active.

Mrs. Shimite Bello is renowned for her intricate Knowledge of MicroFinance, MSME Development, Human Capital Management, Financial Literacy, training Mentorship, Job and Wealth Creation, through innovation in the Agriculture and Solid Mineral value chain, utilizing grassroots women and youth entrepreneurs as drivers of the process.

She is the Delta State Focal Person(Head) in charge of the Federal Government programme on National Social Safety-Net Programme(Social Investment Programme) engaging with thousands of youths.

She has served on Committees including steering Committee of USAID/NEXTT (Nigerian Expanded Trade & Transport)- LAKAJI Trade Corridor and the Agric–Business Development.

Mrs. Shimite Bello is also the Group President/ CEO of Quintessential Group, a conglomerate of Non-Governmental Organizations, Social Business Enterprise and Limited Liability Company in the Agriculture and Solid Mineral sector of the economy.

Mrs. Bello is a media professional; producer and presenter of “African Pot” and “African Pot Extra” a highly regarded television documentary that promotes traditional African cuisine, tourist attraction and culture as well as investment opportunities in Africa, she infuses her leadership with a thorough understanding of the African rural community, rural financing strategies and the African marketplace.

She is an associate member of Women in Management, Business and public service (WIMBIZ); Member, Association of Non-Bank Microfinance Institutions of Nigeria (ANMFIN).

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