Students of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria have won the International Student Project Contest at the University of Life Sciences, King Mihai I, Timișoara, Romania.
Auwal Umar, Director Public Affairs Division of the University, disclosed this on Tuesday in Zaria.
Umar said the students emerged winners of the global competition during the sixth edition of the contest in the fields of Biology and Agricultural Sciences.
“The students won this year’s Erasmus Competition in Romania, through a topic ‘Biochar as Way of Ameliorating, Conserving Soils and Source of Renewable Energy in the Section of Management and Conservation of Soil Resources,’” he said.
According to him, Abubakar Ahmed, Aminu Abubakar Sadiq and Zakariya Saminu all from the Faculty of Agriculture of the university represented at the competition.
Mr Umar also said another team of students from the university won an European Quiz held in Timișoara.
He said Abubakar Ahmed from the Department of Agronomy; Mukhtar Sulaiman of the Department of Biochemistry participated in the quiz competition.
Other students who participated in the quiz competition are: Aisha Abdulqadeer Muhammad, Department of Animal Science, and Nana-Hauwa Moru from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.
Mr Umar said the feat was coming shortly after the university’s ICT team won the Innovation Grand Prize at the Huawei ICT Competition 2022-2023 final held in Shenzhen in China last Saturday.