ABU To Represent Nigeria At Enactus World Game

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, will represent Nigeria at the Enactus World Cup competition, holding in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

A statement by Enactus stated that ABU and Tai Solarin University of Education won the Enactus leadership and enterprise development competition as the national champion and second place, respectively.

Country Director, Enactus Nigeria, Mr Michael Ajayi, said the Enactus Nigeria National Competition 2022, provided the resourceful and dynamic students (social innovators) the opportunity to showcase the impact of their efforts over the past year to a panel of judges consisting of CEOs of top corporate organisations in Nigeria.

It read, “A total of 16 Enactus university teams participated in this exciting and energetic event that took place in three stages. The opening round and semi-final round were held as virtual events between July 26th and 28th, 2022, while the final round was held as an in-person event attended by top executives, students, lecturers, and dignitaries in Nigeria, at the prestigious Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos on August 30th, 2022.

‘‘At the end of the three stages of the entrepreneurial competition, the Enactus Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria team with the two most innovative and impactful social enterprises namely, PUP Industries and Tompa was adjudged the Enactus Nigeria National Champion 2022 and will be representing Nigeria at the prestigious international competition, Enactus World Cup, holding in San Juan, Puerto Rico between October 30th and November 2nd, 2022.’’

Lead, Special Projects and Corporate Communications, Enactus Nigeria, Janice Akpobaro said Enactus Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria team was also recognised at the event as the winner of the Team Ambassador Challenge for 2022.

She said, ‘‘Six Enactus student teams namely, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, University of Calabar, Babcock University, Tai Solarin University of Education, University of Uyo, and Bayero University Kano participated in the challenge and Enactus Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria won with over 10,000 social media engagements.”


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