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AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY HOLDS HUAWEI JOB FAIR

One of the largest technological corporations in Asia, Huawei Technologies Company Nigeria Limited, held a job fair at Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria. The job fair provides a forum for Nigerian students to gain worldwide exposure and opportunities to compete with their international peers.

Speaking at the event, Melissa Chen, Director, Service Delivery for Huawei Technologies Co. Nigeria Ltd said the university provided the enabling environment for ICT businesses like Huawei to keep striving for a “better digital Nigeria”. She added that the job fair is “an exciting moment” for Huawei, also assured that the ICT company would shape the future of the ICT industry in Nigeria by bridging the digital divide and bringing latest technologies into the industry.

Professor Kabiru Bala, the Vice-Chancellor, commended the students who took part in the qualification test and interview, stressing that students should be more proficient in ICT. At the event, Goodwill messages was delivered by Huawei partners. Micro Access Limited was represented by Muhammad Kabiru Haladu, and Certified Systems Limited was represented by Olushola Fashina.

The participating students at the job fair first went through a qualification test and later participated in an interview session anchored by a team of interviewers from the ICT company and its partners.

ABU GOVERNING COUNCIL APPROVES DVCs' APPOINTMENT

The Governing Council of Ahmadu Bello University has approved the appointment of the University’s Deputy Vice-Chancellors. Prof Danladi Amodu Ameh will serve as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, while Prof Ahmed Doko Ibrahim will serve as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration. The two principal officers were appointed following their election at the University’s 507th (Emergency) Senate Meeting on Thursday, June 17th, 2021.

Prof Ibrahim is elected for the first time as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Administration, and Prof Ameh is re-elected for a second two-year term as Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic.

U13MD CLASS EXECUTED WATER PROJECT TO HOST COMMUNITY

In an attempt to better the livelihood of their host community, encourage the spirit of giving back and promote sustainable development goals. TheU13MD Class and 49th set of Ahmadu Bello University medical class unveiled their legacy project shorly after their induction. The legacy project consisted of a 35metre borehole, 0.5HP electric submersible pump, concrete stand, 5000L water storage tank to their host community Hayin Gada, Shika.

The project which is situated at the Mai Anguwan, Hayin Gada will greatly improve water scarcity, enhance living standard and productivity of the residents of Hayin Gada as well as curb the incidence of diseases related to water scarcity in the community.

The project was Commissioned by the ABU Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academics), Professor Danladi Amodu Ameh, the ABUTH Chief Medical Director, Professor Hamidu Umdagas; the provost of ABU medical college, Professor Abdullahi Jibril Randawa; The Dean Faculty of Clinical Sciences, Professor Ismaila Lawal Dahiru; The Dean Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Professor Shehu Abubakar Akuyam; other college staff, Sarkin Nasarawa, Lawal Muhammad; and Mai Unguwan Hayin Gada, Ya’u Ibrahim, Parents and Students.

AFRICA FOUNDATION SIGNED MOU WITH AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY

Nigeria and Turkey’s growing interest in collaborating has resulted in collaboration between two institutions. Ahmadu Bello University’s Africa Foundation and Arewa House (Centre for Documentation and Research). The two institutions have agreed to collaborate on research, policy studies, and training.

The scope of the collaboration will include but not limited to conducting joint research and policy studies in politics, culture, history, education, security, economy, security and related fields. More so, training programs, seminars, and events in Nigeria, Turkey and their regions would also be organized.

The major applicable areas include Nursing Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, French, English language and Centre for Energy Research and Training.

AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY SIGN MOU WITH SOUTHERN AFRICA MEDIA IN AGRICULTURE CLIMATE AND ENVIRONMENT TRUST (SAMACET)

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria has signed an MoU with Southern Africa Media in Agriculture Climate and Environment Trust (SAMACET), Harare, Zimbabwe. The MoU will provide a platform for collaboration, and inspired innovation to drive progressive change. It will also share expertise with the primary goal of producing high-quality product utilizing innovative and sustainable methods, preferably homegrown (African) and climate-resistant (all year round).

The Southern Africa Media in Agriculture Climate & Environment Trust (SAMACET), is an organization focused on the sustainable development of the African continent through the re-orientation of the African citizen’s mind from, “we need help we are poor” to,” we have all we need and we can do all things, “through education, awareness creation and leadership development and provision. SAMACET delivers the mandate by focusing on agriculture productivity, accurate information dissemination, climate proof interventions, sustainable environmental management, ecotourism, health and wealth creation.

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria has signed an MoU with Southern Africa Media in Agriculture Climate and Environment Trust (SAMACET), Harare, Zimbabwe. The MoU will provide a platform for collaboration, and inspired innovation to drive progressive change. It will also share expertise with the primary goal of producing high-quality product utilizing innovative and sustainable methods, preferably homegrown (African) and climate-resistant (all year round).

The Southern Africa Media in Agriculture Climate & Environment Trust (SAMACET), is an organization focused on the sustainable development of the African continent through the re-orientation of the African citizen’s mind from, “we need help we are poor” to,” we have all we need and we can do all things, “through education, awareness creation and leadership development and provision. SAMACET delivers the mandate by focusing on agriculture productivity, accurate information dissemination, climate proof interventions, sustainable environmental management, ecotourism, health and wealth creation.

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE STUDY OF THE PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION OF CULTURAL PROPERTY (ICCROM) SIGN MOU WITH AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA.

The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM) has signed MoU with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. ICCROM and ABU have identified as a new area of collaboration to promote sustainable development through heritage collections and conservation, particularly within the framework of ICCROM’s recently launched Our Collections Matter initiative. As part of this collaboration, the parties want to implement environmental scanning, gap analysis, a toolkit, think-tank meetings, field testing, research and development, and capacity building to enable organizations in charge of heritage collections to make substantial contributions towards sustainable development.

ICCROM is an intergovernmental organization (IGO) created by UNESCO in 1956 and established in Rome, Italy, in 1959. It is concerned with the conservation of both movable and immovable heritage all around the world.

SHANGHAI OCEAN UNIVERSITY SIGNED MOU WITH AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY

Shanghai Ocean University has signed a five years memorandum of understanding with Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. The scope of the collaboration will include exchange of academic staff, students exchange, joint research, seminars, academic meetings and other academic materials.