Aliko Dangote Donates N1.2bn Ultra-Modern Business School to BUK

According to the university’s Vice-Chancellor, Prof.
Muhammed Bello, the school will help the institution
to achieve its dream of providing world class training
to Nigerians and Africans by extension in the area of
entrepreneurship through cutting-edge research and
services.

He also revealed that the Dangote Business School
adopts the name of the sponsor to promote the brand
globally considering the global recognition the name
would attract to the institution.
Prof. Bello said: “The school is a big project that is
rare to come by easily anywhere in the world. The
structure comprises 650-seating capacity auditorium,
two theatres, four lecture halls, two libraries,
incubation centre, two cafeterias, 800kVA soundproof
generator and borehole, among others.”

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Also, Dangote has disclosed that talks are ongoing to
affiliate the school to the Harvard Business School in
the USA. Dangote revealed that the school was part of
his contributions towards encouraging world class
entrepreneurship education at the highest level in
Nigeria.

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According to him, the school will be the first business
school to offer Doctor of Business Administration
(PhD) programme in Nigeria, as accredited by the
National Universities Commission (NUC).

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