Ahmadu Bello University after the increasingly competitive round-offs among other teams have emerged as winners of Enactus National competition 2018, they will, therefore, be representing Nigeria in the world competition, Covenant University Emerge 2nd in the roll.
Enactus ABU was reported last year as the winner of the 2017 national competition and appear this year as the defending champion of the competition and still stand out as the champion.
“Ahmadu Bello University Zaria alumni & students make some noise”…..ABU emerged ‘1st Position Winners’ of the Enactus Nigeria National Competition 2018 to represent Nigeria at Silicon Valley USA for the Enactus World Cup 2018 #ENACTUSNG #abuzaria #actfoundation pic.twitter.com/IgKHhriWIT
— Hansy (@hansatu2) July 25, 2018
The Enactus National Competition 2018 theme: Facilitating National Transformation which commenced 24th _25th July 2018 conclude as four teams qualified for the final round competition is Covenant University, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Ahmadu Bello University and University of Agriculture, Makurdi respectively.
Team enacted ABU this year project called the ‘Hope Rising’ after the discovery of several needs assessment such as; reduction in farming, insecurity, food insecurity, recontamination of lead and so on.
In an attempt to take action, they introduced aquaponic farming where they built 6 systems across 3 communities, designed movable aquaponics systems for urban areas, set up 43 movable aquaponic systems in schools, currently setting up 8 new systems across 4 new communities and financial management training.
All these led to the creation of 464 job opportunities, integrated 72 widows back into their community, 22,500 people access to fresh Agro-products etc. Due to all enacted projects with a standardized level of certification
Team Enactus ABU was crowned the winner making a distinct mark in history for two year