MSME Survival Funds: Understanding the Guaranteed Offtake Scheme (GOS)

The Guaranteed Offtake Scheme is a component of the N75 Billion MSME Survival Funds whereby 100,000 producers under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises scale of business would witness a bulk purchase of their Products by the Federal Government.

The Sheme has been Sheduled to commence by 11:59 pm, Tuesday 9th Febraury, 2021 alongside the General Grant where 100,000 MSMEs would benefit a one time Grant of N50,000. Application will be done through https://www.survivalfund.gov.ng and ends on Thursday, 18th February, 2021 

Many Nigerians have raised many questions concerning the Guaranteed Offtake Scheme, prompting this explicate publication.

Who are the Eligible Beneficiaries of the Guaranteed Offtake Scheme  (GOS)?

The Eligible Beneficiaries are Producers under the Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises.

What are the requirements needed from an Eligible Applicant/ Beneficiary?

i. Applicant must be a Nigerian National.

ii. Applicant's Business must be registered with the Corporate Affairs Commision. 

iii. Applicant must be ready to produce under NAFDAC and SON specifications.

iv. Applicant must have a verifiable Bank Verification Number (BVN).

v. Applicant must have at least 2 Staff Members

What are the specified amount of Products to be purchased per individual?


1. Rice - 30 5kg bags per individual

2. Wheat (Alkama) - 15 5kg bags per individual

3. Beans - 24 5kg bags per individual

4. Acha - 16 5kg bags per individual

5. Brabusco - 30 5kg bags per individual


1(500ml pack of 6) (10 packs/ 60 500ml per individual)

Note: NADFAC and Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) registration will be required for these items


Pack of 12 Masks - 15 Packs per individual


Information about prices will be released as soon as possible

(More information on quantity of products coming soon)

General Products that will be purchased from Producers under the Guaranteed Offtake Scheme 

CATEGORY A (Lot 1) - Sanitisation and Cleaning Materials
i. Face Mask
ii. Liquid Soap
iii. Disinfectant 
iv. Hand Sanitiser

CATEGORY B - Processed Food 
Lot 2 - GRAINS
i. Beans
ii. Garri
iii. Acha
iv. Alkama - Wheat
v. Brabusco
vi. Rice (Parboiled)
vii. Rice (Raw) - Paddy

Lot 3 - FLOUR
i. Yam Flour
ii. Plantain Flour
iii. Soya Bean Flour
iv. Garin Dawanke
v. Cassava Flour

Lot 4 - OIL
i. Palm Oil 
ii. Groundnut Oil
iii. Coconut Oil
iv. Honey

Lot 5 - SPICES
i. Dry Locust Beans 
ii. Curry Powder
iii.Tumeric Powder
iv. Ginger Powder
v. Garlic Powder

Number of Expected beneficiaries per State:

2,640 MSMEs beneficiaries per State Except Lagos, Kano and Abia.

Lagos - 3,880

Kano - 3,280

Abia -  3,080

Sources: MSME Survival Funds, Yobe State MSME Survival Funds and Guaranteed Offtake Scheme

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