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ASR Africa awards a $3million Education Infrastructure Grant to Ghana

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ASR Africa awards a $3million Education Infrastructure Grant to Ghana

ASR Africa awards a $3million Education Infrastructure Grant to Ghana.

 

 

 

 

ASR Africa awards a $3million Education Infrastructure Grant to Ghana

 

 

 

 

 

SaharaWeeklyNG Reports Concerning ASR That ACCRA 27Jun2021 – The Ghanaian Government, through its Ministry of Education, has been awarded a $3million education infrastructure support grant from the Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa). This grant will be drawn from Africa’s annual $100million Africa Fund for Social Development and Renewal and was announced during the presentation of the letter of award to the Ghanaian Government at the Jubilee House in Accra, recently.

 

 

 

 

ASR Africa awards a $3million Education Infrastructure Grant to Ghana

 

 

 

 

 

Speaking at the event in Accra, Ghana’s capital, Udoh Ubon, the Managing Director of Africa commended the President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo for his sincere commitment to developing the educational system at all levels in Ghana. According to Ubon, this award was significant because Ghana is also the first African country beneficiary of an ASR Africa grant after Nigeria. “ASR Africa is an initiative of industrialist and philanthropist, Abdul Samad Rabiu, who has decided to give back to the African continent to promote sustainable health care, education, and social development. Whilst reviewing potential national beneficiaries for the African aspect of the grant, we were encouraged by the strides made by the Ghanaian government in Education. We believe this $3million  Africa education infrastructure grant will go a long way in supporting the eradication of “schools under trees” across the country whilst developing primary education infrastructure across the country.

 

 

 

 

ASR Africa awards a $3million Education Infrastructure Grant to Ghana

 

 

 

 

 

Receiving the Africa delegation on behalf of the Government, Hon. Akosua Frema Osei-Opare, Chief of Staff in the Office of the President, thanked Africa for the award of the $3million grant. According to her, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s administration is committed to improving the quality of education and educational infrastructure across the country and this grant is a welcome development that would accelerate the work already being done. She further added that the government will work together with ASR Africa based on the agreed Mutual Accountability Framework to come up with a program to build several primary schools across Ghana under the grant. She further praised the Chairman of BUA Group and  Africa, Alhaji Abdul Samad Rabiu, for his commitment to the African continent in business and philanthropy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In his response, Udoh said “Abdul Samad Rabiu and ASR Africa will remain an active partner in solving developmental issues across the continent. Ghana is just the start and more African countries are set to benefit this year.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The brainchild of African Industrialist, Philanthropist, and Chairman of BUA Group, Abdul Samad Rabiu, the Abdul Samad Rabiu Africa Initiative (ASR Africa) was established in 2021 to provide sustainable, impact-based homegrown solutions to developmental issues affecting Health, Education, and Social Development within Africa.

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GTCO Rated Nigeria’s Strongest Brand and Best Banking Brand in Nigeria

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GTCO Rated Nigeria’s Strongest Brand and Best Banking Brand in Nigeria

Africa’s leading financial services institution, Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc (“GTCO” or “the Group”), has added to its impressive haul of accolades as it was recently named Nigeria’s strongest brand and Best Banking Brand in Nigeria by Brand Finance and Global Brands Magazine, respectively. These awards not only reaffirm GTCO’s position as a leading financial services group but also spotlights the Group’s enduring reputation as a customer-focused brand.

Over the years, GTCO has demonstrated remarkable commitment to shaping the future of financial services in Africa and is renowned for its innovative approach to customer service and stakeholder engagement. The Group’s brand strength is underpinned by a strong commitment to delivering cutting-edge financial solutions, fostering meaningful customer relationships, and Promoting Enterprise using its proprietary free business platforms. Commenting on the two awards, the Group Chief Executive Officer of Guaranty Trust Holding Company Plc, Segun Agbaje, said: “These achievements are a reflection of our unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and customer satisfaction, as well as to building a truly international brand from our proudly African roots. We are delighted to receive these recognitions and inspired to continue delivering our promise of enriching lives with every opportunity.”

GTCO is a leading financial services group with banking operations in Nigeria, West Africa, East Africa, and the United Kingdom alongside non-banking verticals in HabariPay, Guaranty Trust Fund Managers, and Guaranty Trust Pension Managers. Its leadership in the banking industry and efforts at empowering people and communities has earned it many prestigious awards over the years. The Group’s flagship banking franchise, Guaranty Trust Bank, was named Nigeria’s Best Bank and Best Bank in CSR at the 2023 Euromoney Awards for Excellence, Best Banking Group in Nigeria by World Finance, and Best Bank in Nigeria by Global Finance. Guaranty Trust Bank is featured in the Top 1000 Banks in the World and Top 100 Banks in Africa rankings by The Banker.

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Nigerian Barrister Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha aka BossLadyLaw Honored at Visionary African Women Summit in Kigali*

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**Nigerian Barrister Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha aka BossLadyLaw Honored at Visionary African Women Summit in Kigali*

 

 

KIGALI, RWANDA – Barrister Obiageli (Orbby) Vanessa Agwuncha, popularly known as BossladyLaw, a distinguished Nigerian lawyer, was recently recognized and awarded at the Visionary African Women Summit, held from June 12th to June 16th, 2024, in Kigali, Rwanda.

The summit gathered influential women from across Sub-Saharan Africa who have significantly impacted their communities through their careers, philanthropy, and community development efforts. The event focused on ensuring women are seen as positive contributors to society, moving beyond traditional objectification and specialization roles often depicted in the media.

This summit marked a departure from the typical portrayal of African women, emphasizing their positive and contributory roles in various sectors. Barr Orbby, in her address, highlighted women’s rights and the legal protections available to them, using Nigeria as a case study. She discussed the existing legal loopholes and suggested improvements to better protect women’s rights.

In her speech, BossladyLaw expressed her gratitude to the organizers for inviting her as a guest speaker and recognizing her achievements in Nigeria’s legal profession.

She also severed the rights to women empowerment. where women can have financial stability.

“It imperative that Every women should attain a source of income no matter how small”

During the summit, Prof Ogechi Adeola the Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Kigali Rwanda presented an award to Barr Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha, (BossladyLaw), she was elated.

The Visionary African Women Summit aims to create a thriving community of African women from various fields to inspire, empower, and equip them as nation builders. The event featured insightful keynote presentations, interactive panel discussions, networking sessions, award presentations, exhibitions, entertainment, and a tour of Kigali.

 

Nigerian Barrister Orbby Vanessa Agwuncha aka BossLadyLaw Honored at Visionary African Women Summit in Kigali*

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Detained Binance executive Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

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Detained Binance executive, Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

Detained Binance executive Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

 

 

The Nigerian Government has denied keeping Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan in unsavory prison conditions.

The government said Gambaryan is being lawfully detained and has access to quality healthcare facility.

Mohammed Idris, the Minister of Information and National Orientation, said Gambaryan also has access to consular services from his country.

 

Detained Binance executive, Gambaryan has access to quality medical care, Nigerian govt Reveals

 

A statement by Idris reads: “It has become necessary for the Federal Government of Nigeria to address claims that Binance Executive, Tigran Gambaryan is being held in unsavory prison conditions in Nigeria, or that his health is deteriorating.

 

 

“We would like to state that these allegations are false and should be ignored.

“Gambaryan is being held in lawful detention and has access to quality medical care whenever required.

“He also has full access to consular services from his home government.

 

 

“The Federal Government will not do anything to jeopardize his fundamental rights to lawful trial, and to quality care, including healthcare, even as he undergoes trial by the laws of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

 

 

“It is worth reiterating that his detention is a court-ordered one, and only the court can alter the terms or direct his release.

 

 

“The Federal Government of Nigeria will continue to follow due process in its quest to bring Binance to justice — a legitimate sovereign quest that is similarly being pursued in several other countries around the world.

 

 

“This adherence to legal and diplomatic standards underscores Nigeria’s dedication to upholding justice and maintaining the integrity of its judicial processes.

 

 

“The executive is being treated with the utmost fairness, and his legal and human rights are being protected throughout the judicial proceedings.”

 

 

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