Franklin Audu Gets 100k Grant From BTA For His Business, ZTEA (A Fruity Tea Product)


The BTA Foundation in partnership with The Spark Magazine, set out to train and fund hundreds of entrepreneurs who have brilliant ideas with market potential. One of such idea is Franklin Audu’s fruity tea product, ZTEA, made from Roselle (a specie of Hibiscus) also popularly called Zobo in Hausa. The tea is 100% natural, without artificial flavors or preservatives.

Mr Tosin Ashafa, handing over the cheque of a hundred thousand Naira to Franklin Audu, hailed his entrepreneurial drive and encouraged him never to give up no matter how tough the road is. “You have got a brilliant product”, Mr Ashafa said, “there is a huge market out there for you, so never give up on this idea”.


Mr Ashafa also assured Audu, of his support in areas of strategy and business development, “My doors are always open for you, just in case you need advice on strategy and business development. i’m here for you”.

Ayodele Adio