The National Board for Small Scale Industries, (NBSSI), has appointed Keskine Owusu Poku, a young and enterprising scholar as their new Public Relations (PR) Coordinator.
Mr. Poku, who is currently studying for his Ph.D. in African Studies at the University of Edinburgh, UK, is a very active social commentator and strong youth advocate.
He had his high school education at Prempeh College and later went to the University of Ghana, Legon where he read Political Science.
He also holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy and Global Affairs from the University of British Columbia in Canada.
As an ardent social media user, Keskine Owusu Poku is known among his peers and actively uses social media to engage the youth of Ghana.
The National Board for Small-Scale Industries, NBSSI, is a non-profit public sector organisation under the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Presidential Special Initiatives and came into being in 1985.
NBSSI has its Head Office in Accra, secretariats in all the regional capitals and Business Advisory Centres (BACs) in one hundred and ten(110) district capitals.
Services offered by the NBSSI include business development services for micro and small enterprises.
Micro and Small Entreprises are the bone of a country’s economic development.
The government of Ghana in an effort to ensure the growth of these entreprises established the National Board for Small Scale Industries by Act 434 of 1981, and it is mandated to promote the growth and development of Micro and Small Entreprises(MSEs).