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Abdul Dewale Mohammed

Abdul ‘Dewale Mohammed is the Founder and Group Executive President of the Africa Asia Scholars Global Network (AASGON). Approved by the United Nations former Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, he is a Signatory to the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), Member of the UK Stakeholders for Sustainable Development (UKSSD), Affiliate Member of the International Association of Universities (IAU), Member European Alliance for Innovation (EAI), Strategic Partner, Danubius Academic Consortium (DAC) and Advisory Council Member/ Associate of the Association of Universities of Asia and the Pacific (AUAP).As a signatory to the UN Global Compact copy of his recent report to the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, profile can be found on the UN website https://www.unglobalcompact.org/participation/report/coe/create-and-submit/submitted-coe/416344. As a renowned philanthropist, Abdul ‘Dewale Mohammed was applauded by the Government of Nigeria, in the late ‘90s for organizing an annual ‘Free Children’s Eye and Dental Care Camp’ and in April 2009 he was invited from the UK to Abuja, Nigeria by the country’s First Lady to organize a World Summit of the African Child (WOSAC) and to oversee the establishment of an African Child Resource Development Centre. Abdul promised Hajia Turai Yar’Adua, the then 1st Lady, to personally raise the sum of N5 billion towards the project which was initiated by him.

Abdul was officially commissioned by UNICEF to Launch the UNICEF Nigeria World Report 1996-97. For well over a decade he worked in partnership with UNICEF and international organisations such as ILO, USAID, Africare and the UN NGO Children’s Rights Committee. In the late eighties, he served on the board of the Civil Liberties Organization (CLO) headed by a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association. Receiving Abdul at his Ota residence, former Military Head of State and President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and newly elected Co-Chair Council of World Ex-Presidents, Chief (Gen.) Olusegun Obasanjo GCFR was full of praise for his genius, tenacity and humanitarian ideals.