An initiative called the Abdul Samad Rabiu has inaugurated a whopping amount of $100 million to complement government’s effort in Africa to achieving social development and renewal.
Stating on Tuesday in a statement, ASR said the penchant was meant to strengthen the education, health and social development sector, affirming that, infrastructures and capacity in these sectors will enhance development in Nigeria and Sub-sahara Africa.
According to the founder, Alhaji Abdul Sama Rabiu, the broad focus of the ASR is to equip facilities, health researchers, medical practitioners and community-level service providers with the aim of providing sustainable solutions for the generation unborn.
“Based on results of extensive deliberation over the course of a year, our fist cohort for Nigeria will be one billion naira each in grants to six universities in the six geo-political zones in Nigeria, towards the initiation and upgrading of infrastructure, where applicable.
“The universities in the first phase include Almadu Bellow universities, University of Maiduguri, University of Nigeria, University of Bennin ,University of Ilorin and University of Ibadan. These grants will be delivered by the Abdul Samad Rabiu initiative for the project duration,” he added.