- A Nigerian from Taraba state, Dr Bala Abubakar has been nominated for an international prestigious award
- Dr Abubakar has been nominated for an international award in South Africa by the African Board for Coaching, Consulting and Coaching Psychology
- Some of the interventions carried out by Dr Abubakar which earned him the award include his interventions in COVID-19, feeding programmes and education
FCT, Abuja - Dr Bala Abubakar, a humanitarian expert and an educationist has been nominated for an international award in South Africa by the African Board for Coaching, Consulting and Coaching Psychology.
Legit.ng gathered that the award is to be presented at the Edgecombe House, at Blue Hills, Midrand, in South Africa on Wednesday, May 11.
Dr Abubakar who works with the United Nations is a skilled and adaptable manager with over 15 years of experience in international development work.
He also possesses wide-ranging expertise in strengthening (state, private, NGO) finance systems in sub-Saharan Africa and highly proficient in project delivery, technical assistance programming, grants management and capacity building.
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He is said to be highly experienced in developing collaborative inter-organizational structures with governance and implementation accountability mechanisms in order to deliver projects effectively across organizations and geographical regions on time, within budget and with high impact.
Dr Abubakar holds a PhD in Business Administration from City University, Cambodia. He also holds an M.Sc in Business Administration, B.Sc. Accountancy and Diploma in Accounts/Audit.
Some of the interventions carried out by Dr Abubakar which earned him the 2nd Africa Coaching, Consulting Award (ACCA) by The Africa Board For Coaching, Consulting and Coaching Psychology include:
1. COVID-19 Community Support Project
2. Support Screening of Patients with Kidney Disease
3. Donation of Class Bench-Yolde Pate Community School
4. Donation of Books-Babacha School
5. Ramadan Feeding Programme for Almajiri
6. Skill Acquisition programme for youths, amongst others.
Dr Abubakar also has a lot of international scholarly publications to his name.
LASU PhD student wins research grant from University of Birmingham
Recall that Emmanuel Ofuasia, a postgraduate student of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy at the Lagos State University, Nigeria was recently awarded £1,000 to undertake research on the Philosophy of Religion.
The grant is entitled: “English Language Support Grants 2021” and it is mainly for non-native English-speaking philosophers of religion.
The grant was made possible through the John Templeton Foundation and the Global Philosophy of Religion Project at the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
3 NYSC corp members get N1.5million from AMCON’s business plan contest
In a related development, three corp members have been rewarded with a cash sum of N1.5million for participating in a business plan contest organised by the Asset Management Company, AMCON.
The programme according to AMCON was aimed at establishing and empowering corp members to grow their entrepreneurial skills and actualize their dreams.
The winners were selected from fifteen contestants who participated in the maiden edition of the program.