Our Founder

Abundant Life, Security, Peaceful Co-existence

Ambassador Dr. Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua (FSM)

Place of Birth » Kano, Nigeria
Date of Birth » 6th June


  • » Sudan Interior Mission Kano
  • » St Louis Girls High Sec. School, Kano
  • » London Royal College of Arts, London (Bachelor of Arts BA, Master of Art MA)
  • » Elizabeth Arden finishing school, Zurich, Switzerland

Present Position

  • » Founder/President – Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation (ASYARF)
  • » VICE PRESIDENT – Twilight International Character Reformation Club
  • » CO-FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT – Peace Afrique
  • » MATRON – Nigeria Football Federation
  • » MATRON – Message of Salvation Series
  • » MATRON – Non Indigene Union
  • » GRAND MATRON – Man ‘O’ War Nigeria


As a bridge builder, she has been honoured with several chieftaincy across the Federation like Anambra, Ebonyi, Delta, Lagos, Imo and Abia State. But most notable, recently she coffered as the ODI UKO NA MBA NDI-IGBO. She has been honoured with Doctorate degree on PUBLIC POLICY by NOVENA University, Delta State.

Hajiya Asabe Shehu Musa Yar’Adua is a woman of substance, with many honors to her credit, too many to mention, but notable among them includes:

Teachers without Boarder United Nation
African Golden Award on Humanitarian Service
From Today’s People International (Ghana)
Diamond Award for Leadership Role Model
From Today’s People International
West African Life Achievement Recognition Award 2008
From Citinet and George Kerry Life Foundation
The Most Valuable NGO Supporting Youth Empowerment/Corporate Social Responsibility “CRS” Award 2008
From Citinet and George Kerry Life Foundation
Meritorious Award
From Twilight International Character Reformation Club
Love for Humanitarian Service/Role Model
From U.S African Eye Award
Achiever Award
From Imo State Government
Love for Humanity Award
From Rotary Club International
Recognition Award 2008
Odi Uko Na Mba of Ndigbo (A Rear Germ)
Humanitarian Service Award.
From Fobnar Health Foundation
Royal Peace Award
African Children of Peace Club an affiliate of African Foundation for Peace and Love Initiatives
Heart for the Poor Award
From Citinet and George Kerry Foundation
The Most valuable NGO Supporting Corporate Social Responsibility in Africa
From Citinet and George Kerry Foundation
Love for Humanity Award
From Rotary International Club
Humanitarian Services Award
From Lion Club
African Success Award
Service to Humanity
Professional Fellowship Award (PFA)
Institute of Strategic Managers, Ghana
Nollywood Mother of the Century Award
Legend Award
From Ajif
Honourary Award
Institution of Strategic Managers, Ghana
Fellow of the Institute (FSM) Ghana
Love for Humanity Award
Asabe Shehu Yar’Adua Foundation, Germany Chapter
Life Achievement Recognition Award for Youth Empowerment
From Citinet and Kerry Foundation
Urhobo Music Peace Ambassador World Wide
Distinguished Personality of the year


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.