Dr. Abbas A. Waziri is a distinguished figure in the realms of academia, finance, and entrepreneurship.
Born and raised in Nigeria, Dr. Waziri demonstrated exceptional intellect and determination from a young age.
His journey began in the academic sphere, where he pursued his passion for science and economics.
Dr. Waziri obtained his first Ph.D. in Pharmacognosy from Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), where he delved deep into the study of medicinal plants and natural products.
His research in pharmacognosy laid the foundation for his later endeavours in the pharmaceutical industry.
Eager to broaden his horizons, Dr. Waziri pursued a second Ph.D. at Harvard University, specializing in Finance and Economy.
His focus was on Financial Development Engineering, a field that combines financial expertise with innovative strategies for economic growth and stability.
This dual expertise in both science and finance would later prove instrumental in his entrepreneurial ventures.
In addition to his Ph.D. qualifications, Dr. Waziri holds a Master’s degree in International Affairs, further enriching his understanding of global dynamics and economic policies.
Dr. Abbas A. Waziri is the visionary Founder and Chairman of a diversified business conglomerate, comprising several successful enterprises across various sectors which include:
Resident Investment Plc: Established with a vision to drive sustainable economic growth and empower communities; Resident Investment Plc, holds a PSSP license from the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Through strategic investments and partnerships, the company plays a pivotal role in advancing financial inclusion and fostering entrepreneurship.
Tradomed Pharmaceuticals Group: Recognizing the immense potential of traditional medicine in addressing healthcare challenges, Dr. Waziri founded Tradomed Pharmaceuticals Group.
The company boasts a diverse portfolio of herbal medicines, including the renowned Tradoma for malaria.
Committed to quality and efficacy, Tradomed Pharmaceuticals Group is at the forefront of promoting the integration of traditional medicine into modern healthcare systems.
Solius NGDC Group: Driven by a commitment to sustainable energy solutions, Solius NGDC Group is a leading player in the renewable energy sector.
Kware Cement Company Limited: With a keen eye on infrastructure development, Dr. Waziri’s conglomerate is set to make a significant impact in the construction industry through Kware Cement Company Limited.
The company is poised to building a state-of-the-art cement factory, catering to the growing demand for quality building materials in Nigeria and beyond.
Fodio Farms: Embracing the agricultural potential of Nigeria, Fodio Farms is dedicated to modernizing farming practices and enhancing food security.
Through sustainable agricultural techniques and technology-driven solutions, the company aims to optimize productivity and promote rural livelihoods.
Philanthropy and Social Impact:
Beyond his entrepreneurial endeavours, Dr. Abbas A. Waziri is deeply committed to philanthropy and social responsibility.
He actively supports initiatives aimed at education, healthcare, and community development.
In healthcare, Dr. Waziri’s lifesaving herbal and malaria medicines has been distributed freely to those who needed them most, reaching places like Kebbi State, Bauchi, Kaduna, Kano, the Federal Capital Territory, and numerous Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps scattered throughout Nigeria.
Through this unwavering philanthropic commitment, he ensures that solace is offered to the afflicted, also lightening the burden of illness for countless families there by recognising the importance of giving back to society and creating a lasting impact for future generations.
Legacy and Impact: Dr. Abbas A. Waziri’s multifaceted career exemplifies a rare blend of academic excellence, entrepreneurial vision, and social responsibility.
His contributions to the fields of pharmacognosy, finance, and business have not only propelled him to success but have also left an indelible mark on the Nigerian economy and society at large.
As a thought leader and philanthropist, Dr. Waziri remains committed to advancing knowledge, fostering innovation and creating opportunities for prosperity