Team ABU Emerge Champions Of 2022 Enactus National Competition

The students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) have emerged winners of the 2022 Enactus National competition.

The final of the competition was held at the Eko hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos on Tuesday 30th of Aug, 2022.

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Team ABU Emerge Champions Of 2022 Enactus National Competition
Enactus Competition Trophy Table

Enactus is an international non-profit organization, Enactus is an acronym that stands for EN-trepreneurial, ACT–ion, US–nited. Enactus yearly organises an international social entrepreneurship project presentation competition for university students.

The competition which began in July this year had 16 participants, 8 of the teams qualified to participate at the semifinals, and 4 of those teams progressed to the finals.

The finalists are the Federal University of Technology (FUT Minna), Ahmadu Bello University (ABU Zaria), Tai Solarin University of Education (Tasued), and University of Calabar (Unical).

The teams were tasked to come up with innovative products that have been researched and can solve immediate problems in society.

Each team at the finals was allowed to pitch their business ideas before the panel of judges and after a fierce battle between all the teams and a rigorous selection process on the part of the judges, ABU emerged tops.

Coming into the competition with PUP Industries; shoe polish made from plastic waste, to reduce plastic waste in society, and Tompa; regular tomato made into tomato powder.

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The ABU team will represent Nigeria at the Enactus world cup coming up in Puerto Rico. The former reigning champions, the Tai Solarin University of Education team came second.

ABU also won a whooping sum of N150,000 for producing the most engaging videos on Youtube at the event.

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