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  • #BeBold4Change’ ASYARF commemorate and Celebrate 2017 Int’l Women’s Day

    Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) marks and celebrates 2017 International Women’s day in line with the United Nations. The Founder and President, Dr. Amb. Hajiya Asabe Shehu Musa Yar’Adua Reiterates Women’s Role in Communities as she employed participants to engage in Leadership and developmental role in the society.The event was held in ASYARF Lagos office. Read other press release here .

  • #ASYARFMIL’ ASYARF 1st Media and Information Literacy Day 2016

    Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) 1st Media and Information Day 2016 in partnership with UNESCO held it first Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Day in Lagos at the NUJ Secretariat, Alausa, Lagos.The event brought together, Government Officials, NGO Colleagues, Media Practitioners, Teachers, Students and Security Personnel to learn and share best practices on MIL. The event was organized to celebrate and promote this year Global MIL Week 2016.n”.

  • #YOUTHDAY’ Give youths chance to succeed, Foundation urges FG

    While marking the 2016 International Youth Day, Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) has called on the Federal Government and all stakeholders to create an enabling environment for youths to thrive while ensuring equal opportunity and providing tools needed to succeed. This year Theme is: “The Road to 2030: Eradicating Poverty and Achieving Sustainable Production and Consumption”.

  • INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’ Yar’Adua Foundation harps on girl-child quality education

    The ASYARF Foundation has called on Government and all Stakeholder to rise to support girl-child quality education. The founder of the Organization made the call in a message to mark this year’s International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, which has the theme: “Indigenous People s Right To Education”.”.

  • ASYARF PRESS RELEASE’ NGO Creating Gender Equality Right Awareness Among Today’s Women

    The Founder and President of ASYARF, Dr. (Amb.) Hajiya Asabe Shehu Musa Yar’Adua who spoke in Abuja as the organization marked this year’s International Women Day, with theme entitled: “Planet 5050 by 2030: Step it up for Gender equality”, said: “The fight against gender inequality and women abuse should go on fearlessly.

  • PRESS RELEASE’ ASYARF set to empower more Nigerians in 2016

    Dr Asabe Shehu Yar Adua, Founder and President of Asabe Shehu Yar Adua Foundation (ASYARF) disclose this in an Interview with the press.

  • ASYARF Empowerment Program

    Thirteen year old Hasana had no idea of the whereabouts of her parents. She slept on the streets of Kano state, Nigeria as a destitute with no one to look out for her. She begged for money and food from people, sold sachet waters to people, and most of the time was famished.

  • ASYARF Celebrate International Day of the Girl Child

    Rights of the girl-child and adolescents should not be overlooked on neglected especially for those in rural areas Said Founder and President Dr Asabe Shehu Yar Adua.

  • ASYARF Celebrate International Youth Day

    Do not let youths be nuisance to the society-ASYARF BOSS Dr. Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Made this known to the attendees when the Organization Celebrated International Youth Day in line with The United Nations on August 12, 2015 in Abuja, Nieria with the theme; Position of Youths on Climate Change and the Society.

  • ASYARF Celebrate World Day Against Child Labor

    Dr. Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua gave the advice during the organisation’s visits to various communities in the country as part of the celebration of this year’s World Day Against Child Labour , which has as the theme: “Say No To Child Labour, Yes To Quality Education.

  • Foundation Distribute Drugs(Supplements) to children

    A non-government organisation (NGO), Asabe Yar’Adua Foundation, has distributed drugs worth millions of naira to children living in rural communities in Ogun State..

  • ‘Rural women’s welfare, my priority’

    The founder of Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF), Dr (Mrs) Aisha Mohammed, has said that that welfare of women, especially those living in rural communities is her major priority.

    She made this known to newsmen recently, while putting smiles on the faces of indigenous pregnant and lactating women of Gora community,...

  • Asabe Yar’Adua foundation Distributes Drugs to Rural Women

    A non-government organisation (NGO), Asabe Yar’Adua Foundation, has distributed drugs worth millions of naira to women living in rural communities across the country.

    In a release signed by the coordinator of the group, Dr (Mrs) Aisha Mohammed, the supplements were distributed by the foundation’s medical team to nursing mothers,...

  • Yar’Adua Foundation Laments Predicament of Nigerian Women

    The Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYF), on Saturday, decried the plight of Nigerian women, who it estimated as 54 million of the Nigerian population, but had been the main victims of violence in the country.

  • Nigerian women still major victims of violence —ASYARF

    DESPITE the fact that women constitute more than 54 million of the entire Nigerian population, they remain the major victims of violence and are marginaslised in the scheme of things in the country.

    A non-governmental organization (NGO), Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF),...

  • Asabe Yar'Adua Lauds Teachers - This Day

    Lagos - Founder/President of Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation (ASYARF), Hajiya Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua, has lauded the roles of teachers in the society, describing them as nation-builders and moulders of other professionals.

  • Mrs Yar'Adua Advises on 2011 Election - This Day

    Founder Asabe Shehu Yar ‘Adua Foundation (ASYARF) and Patron, PDP Core Supporters Network (PCSW), Dr. Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua has said that 2011 election campaign should be based on issues of people’s welfare rather than campaign of calumny. She said this at the weekend during PDP flag off for grass roots mobilisation in Lagos yesterday

  • 10 Years After, Widow Eulogises Yar'Adua - Nigeria Viilage Square

    Ten years after his death, wife of late army General and politician, Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, Hajia Asabe has described her husband as one who believed in truth, stood by it and died in the pursuant of it, even as she cautioned widows of military officers

  • Yar'Adua’s widow laments plight of rural women - Nigerian Tribune

    A lot still needs to be done towards alleviating the plight of Nigerian women, who constitute the major workforce in rural areas, Hajiya Asabe, widow of late General Shehu Musa Yar’Adua, has lamented

  • Yar'adua foundation organizes seminar on child labour - Nigerian News

    Asabe shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF) in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) will be organizing a 1 day seminar on Operation wipe out Child Street Trading and Child Labour as follows

  • Yar'Adua was a patriot - ASYARF - Vanguard Nigeria

    The Asabe Shehu Musa Yar'Adua Foundation, ASYF, has mourned the passing away of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Umar Yar'Adua, who died on Wednesday after a protracted illness

  • Yar'Adua widow laments menace of street kids - Nigerian Tribune

    As newly elected public officers settle down in office, founder of the Asabe Yar’Adua Foundation [ASAF], Hajia Asabe Yar'Adua, has asked them to place emphasis on the rehabilitation of street kids across the country

  • Yar'Adua Foundation Pays Tribute -

    The Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation ASYARF, has described as a terrible blow, the sudden death of Second Republic Governor of Kano State, Alhaji Abubakar Rimi on Sunday night

  • Asabe Yar'Adua Foundation Donates Books to Schools -

    A non governmental organization, Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation (ASYARF), owed by Hajiya Asabe Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, has donated exercise books to pupils in public primary schools in Imo State

  • A Heart for the Poor -

    Citinet International in partnership with George Kerry Life Foundation (GKLF) founded by former Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria, Dr. Matilda Kerry, and three other non-governmental organisations based in Lagos and London are collaborating to put smile

  • Asabe Yar'Adua Tasks Govt On Violence Against Women -

    The Federal Government has been challenged to follow the foot steps of the United Nations, who has remarkably succeeded in re-awakening the consciousness of the entire human race on the need to create a new world order on issues concerning women, children

  • NGO Tasks Physically Challenged -

    Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), has urged persons with disabilities to assert their rights as enshrined in the 1999 Constitution and other relevant laws and international charters so as to be able to take full

  • Yar'Adua’s widow decries neglect of senior citizens - Nigeria Tribune

    WIDOW of late Major General Shehu Musa Yar'Adua, Hajiya Asabe has decried the attitude of most Nigerians to inmates of Old People’s Homes across the country.

  • Yar'Adua Foundation Harps on Assistance to Persons with Disabilities - Daily Champion

    Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation (ASYARF) has pleaded with well meaning groups and organizations, companies in the society to assist persons with disabilities "so that the world can become a better place"

  • Nigeria has 19 Million Persons Living with Disabilities -Yar'Adua Foundation - Nigeria Tribune

    THERE are about one billion persons living with disabilities, representing 18 per cent of world population, a Non-Governmental Organisation, has said. Quoting World Health Organisation (WHO) and the World Bank reports, which described the phenomenon as a global problem, Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYAF), said more than 19 million of such persons were Nigerians

  • NGO flays discrimination against women - Vanguard Newspaper

    As the world marks the International Women Day, today, a non-government organisation, Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation, ASYARF, has condemned various discriminatory practices against the African Woman. This was stated by the

  • NGO donates to orphanage - Vanguard Newspaper

    A non-government organisation, Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation, ASYARF, has donated exercise books, writing materials, foodstuff, feeders, T-shirts, mugs and cups to inmates and staff of Lifetime Caring Orphanage in Rivers State

  • Foundation laments plight of Nigerian families -Vanguard Newspaper

    The Founder/President, Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation, Mrs. Asabe Yar'Adua has called on all aggrieved families to sheathe their swords and return to path

  • Foundation Drums Support for the Physically Challenged - This Day Newspaper

    Founder and President, Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation, Hajiya Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua, has urged Nigerians to always provide succour to the physically challenged in the society. Speaking through a statement to mark this year’s International Youth Day of Disabilities in Ogun State



Asabe Shehu Yar'Adua Foundation (ASYARF) is a civil society organization (CSO), a non-governmental organization, with zero profit. The foundation works in line with the United nations, with its focus on public enlightenment, the aged (elderly), women, children and youths support program, the primary objective of preserving and promoting the great ideologies of the renowned patriot Late Tafida (General) Shehu Musa Yar’Adua the former vice president for the Federal Republic of Nigeria during Obansajo's regime. Ambassador Dr. Hajia Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua has over the years been using the foundation in touching lives and building futures.

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