University of Maiduguri receives One Billion Naira ASR Africa Tertiary Education Grant


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The Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa), as part of its first cohort of Tertiary Education Grants Scheme, has provided a N1billion grant to the University of Maiduguri towards the development of a Centre for Innovation and Product Development at the UNIMAID Entrepreneurship and Enterprise Development (UM-CEED) Complex. This was announced during the presentation of the grant award by ASR Africa to the University management in Maiduguri.


Speaking at the presentation, Aliyu Idi Hong, representing the Chairman of ASR Africa and BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, said that the ASR Africa Initiative had already begun the disbursement of its tertiary education grants to the 6 universities in its first cohort with the University of Maiduguri being the third to benefit after Ahmadu Bello University, and University of Ibadan. He further disclosed that the project initiation process and development of mutual accountability frameworks to guide the grant usage for the University's Centre for Innovation and Product Development will commence immediately.


In his remarks, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Maiduguri, Professor Aliyu Shugaba praised the Founder of the Initiative, Abdul Samad Rabiu, for his consistent commitment to social good and philanthropy. The Vice-Chancellor also extolled the good works ASR Africa is doing in various communities across Africa and thanked the philanthropist for the grant. He furthermore reassured the representatives that the University Management, Staff and Students will be forever grateful to ASR Africa for this gesture.


University of Maiduguri is one of the six Nigerian Universities in a first cohort that will benefit from a donation of One Billion Naira each from the ASR Africa Initiative as part of its Tertiary Education Grants Scheme.


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