The 2013 Young Aspirants Leadership Fellowship in Nigeria

Deadline: April 30, 2013

Youth below 35 years of age are invited to apply for the Young Aspirants Leadership Fellowship (YALF). The YALF is designed to educate the youth on the importance of political power and equip young aspirants with practical skills to run for political office in Nigeria.

The program package and highlights include:

  • 2 Workshops scheduled for June and November 2013.
  • Good Governance 10-days Learning Visit to a Developed Nation.
  • A Reading & Research Taskforce.
  • A Community Leadership Impact Exercise.
  • Certificate of Participation.

Faculty and Facilitators

The confimed faculty and facilitators include:

Prof Patrick Utomi – Former Director Lagos Business School/ Politician
Prof Dora Akunyili – Former NAFDAC DG/ Season Administrator
Hon Abike Dabire – Ace Broadcaster / Member National Assembly Nigeria
Dr. Yunusa Tanko – Young Politician
Sa’ida Sa’ad – Young Female Politician
Kim Swann – Fundraising Specialist, Washington DC-USA
Prof Larry Diamond – Stanford University, USA
Arc Ezekiel Nya-Etok – Social Housing and Politician
Hon Ntoyo Nkoyo – Member National Assembly Nigeria
Mr. Shehu Sani – Civil Rights Congress of Nigeria
Christine Ndungu – Young Politician, Kenya
Nentawe Gomiyar – Young Politician Nigeria

How to Participate

  • Step 1: Download the application form. Complete and email application form with CV, passport photograph and 2 references to [email protected] on or before April 30, 2013. Selected candidates to be announced on May 10th, 2013.
  • Step 2: Pay N15,000 registration fee only after selection.
  • Step 3: Participate in Pre Arrival Online Exercise(s)
  • Step 4: Attend First Workshop 4th to 7th, June, 2013 in Abuja, Nigeria.

Note: All selected participants are responsible for their travel and accommodation costs. Lunch shall be served at the workshop. More details shall be communicated in the invitation letter.

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