ASR AFRICA disburses annual grant, donates N1bn to ABU varsity


The Abdul Samad Rabiu Initiative, ASR Africa Initiative, which is the brainchild of Founder and Executive Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, yesterday, provided a grant of N1billion to the Ahmadu Bello University, as part of its yearly $100million ASR Africa Fund for Social Development and Renewal.

African industrialist and philanthropist, Abdul Samad Rabiu, had, on Monday, launched the ASR Africa Initiative for Education, Health and Social Development in Africa.

Speaking at a ceremony in Zaria, Abdul Samad Rabiu also named the University of Nigeria, Nsukka; University of Maiduguri; University of Ilorin; University of Ibadan, and the University of Benin as other beneficiaries of N1 billion each in the first cohort of the intervention grant.

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