Ambassador Alhaji Salamu Amadu: Visionary Leader Transforming Communities Through Business and Philanthropy


Championing Sustainable Development and Empowerment Across Africa

Ambassador Alhaji Salamu Amadu is a natural-born businessman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who serves as the President and Chairman of the Afro-Arab Group, which he founded in 2007 at the age of 20. The young business mogul is involved in finance, real estate and construction, import and export, and general trading of goods and services.

Alhaji holds several ambassadorial roles, including One Young World Ambassador, Africa Assembly for Peace Ambassador, Zarbarma Youth Ambassador, and Zongo Youth Ambassador for Peace and Development. His influence extends beyond his local community in Ghana, making a significant impact across Africa and globally.

A hallmark of Alhaji’s leadership is his dedication to social intervention projects. His initiative for providing microcredit to the poor and needy has empowered countless individuals. Additionally, his housing project “Everyone Can Buy a House,” which offers houses with long-term, interest-free payment plans, supports sustainable development goal 11 (sustainable cities and communities). Through the Yaa Salam Opportunity Centre, a social corporate responsibility arm of the Afro-Arab Group, Alhaji has also provided free health insurance for 5,000 children within the East and North Ayawaso Municipal Assembly in Ghana under the “One Child, One Health Insurance” project. These innovative approaches have set him apart in the real estate and healthcare industries, providing affordable housing solutions and essential health services to underserved communities.

Ambassador Alhaji Salamu Amadu’s contributions have not gone unnoticed. He has received numerous accolades, including:

  • 2022 Young CEO of the Year (Avance Media)
  • 2019 Banking and Finance Personality of the Year (Forty Under 40 Awards, Ghana)
  • 2018 Sports Personality of the Year (Forty Under 40 Awards, Ghana)
  • 2023 Banking and Finance Personality of the Year (Forty Under 40 Awards, Africa)
  • 2024 Real Estate & Construction Personality of the Year (Forty Under 40 Awards, Africa)

These awards highlight his diverse achievements and the broad impact of his work. Through his various roles and initiatives, Ambassador Alhaji Salamu Amadu continues to make a profound impact on both his local community and the broader global society, championing sustainable development and empowerment across Africa. His story is a testament to the power of visionary leadership and the enduring impact of dedicated social entrepreneurship.

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