Over 27 Tertiary Institution Benefit from ASR Africa  $100m Education Grant

Okon Bassey in Uyo

Over 27 public and private Nigerian universities and institutions of higher learning have benefitted from the ASR Africa Tertiary Education Grants.

The funding is achieved through the ASR Africa Tertiary Education Grants Scheme from Abdul Samad Rabiu(ASR) Africa Initiative $100 million Fund for Social Development and Renewal.

This was revealed at the ground breaking for the construction of four classroom blocks for the University of Uyo in Akwa Ibom State by  the ASR Africa.

Speaking at event, the Vice Chancellor of the University, Prof. Nyaudoh U. Ndaeyo lauded  ASR Africa for considering the University of Uyo as a worthy beneficiary of the Tertiary Education Grant Scheme. 

He emphasised that constructing the classroom blocks was a top priority for the university, requesting that the project be completed quickly so that the institution could start using it. 

He also lauded the Chairman of ASR Africa, Abdul Samad Rabiu, for his various interventions in tertiary institutions in the country.

In his  remark the  Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of  of ASR Africa, Dr. Ubon Udoh, applauded the management of the University of Uyo for their support. 

He also reiterated the commitment of the founder and Chairman of ASR Africa, Abdul Samad Rabiu to supporting quality education within the tertiary education system in Nigeria and Africa. 

He urged the students to make good use of the new facility when it is completed.

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