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To be the foremost catalyst for the Unity, Peace, and Socio-Economic Development of Northern Nigeria in the Context of One Nation


Through evidence-based research, to promote programmes that shall improve the competitiveness of Norther Nigeria and thereby positively affect the development and contribute to National Development


To carry out research and on the life and legacies of the late Sir Ahmadu Bello, the Sardauna of Sokoto and Premier of the Northern Region, particularly in the areas of values in service, Leadership, Development Strategies, Education, Religious and Ethnic Tolerance, Transparency and Accountability towards immortalizing the late icon.

Our Mandate

Generally, the statutory mandate of the Foundation is made up of two components as main functions of the Foundation namely Research and Programmes;

The first component is to conduct development research on the life and legacies of the Late Sir Ahmadu Bello in the areas of values in service; Exemplary Leadership and Good Governance; Development Strategies; Education, Religious and Ethnic Tolerance; Accountability and Transparency as well as document and disseminate its findings.

The second component is to initiate, design, develop and implement as well as monitor, evaluate, review and report development programmes in key sectors in Northern Nigeria.


The Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation is an institution that operates within the legal framework of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. We are registered with the following:
1. Corporate Affairs Commission
2 National Planning Commission ( Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning)

Our Accomplishments

Since its inception, the Sir Ahmadu Bello Memorial Foundation has achieved remarkable milestones, thanks to the foresight and determination of both the Foundation’s Board of Trustees & Advisory Council, and its strong Management. The following are some of the modest achievements of SABMF, covering various aspects of its core mandate

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