Africa's Richest Man Builds $3.5 Million Business School In Nigeria

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has donated a $3.5 million building to a Bayero University, Kano in northern Nigeria. The building, that is named after a Nigerian billionaire, will be a premises of a newly determined Dangote Business School.

Speaking during a school’s opening rite that was attended by a Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, Dangote told guest that a propagandize was partial of his contributions towards pushing entrepreneurship preparation during a top turn in Nigeria. The Dangote Business School has been accredited by a National Universities Commission (NUC), and will be initial business propagandize in Nigeria to offer a Doctor of Business Administration (PhD) programme in a country. Dangote also disclosed that talks are ongoing to rise vital partnerships between a Dangote Business School and a Harvard Business School in a U.S.

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 18: Aliko Dangote Speaks on Sep 18, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity)

’My seductiveness for ancillary aloft preparation in Nigeria stems from a faith that we can and we should provide a same peculiarity of preparation here in Nigeria like anywhere else in a world. Good peculiarity preparation is elemental in tact a colourful economy and society. My idea for this business propagandize is for it to turn a anxiety indicate when it comes to training how to do business successfully in Nigeria and in Africa. This means that this business propagandize should lift out studies and researches that are specific to a needs and ways of doing business that would concede some-more information to be common globally on how Africans can do business,” Dangote pronounced during a ceremony.

The Dangote Business School is done adult of a 650-seating ability auditorium, dual theatres, 4 harangue halls, dual libraries, and an incubation center.

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