Lagos, Nigeria: August 2022: The Lagos State Government has concluded the second and final screening exercise of the Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy – a leadership
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Computer Based Test
Your application would be assessed and you would be shortlisted to take the Computer Based Test if you meet all criteria. The test would involve verbal, numeric and current affairs.
This is a series of tests and interviews including written and oral presentations, group discussions and competency assessment.
This is the final stage of your application. You would be offered a slot into the Fellowship if you are selected
What we offer
Our fellowship components
Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy
The Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy is a one-year Fellowship programme initiated by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu that will offer life changing, nonpartisan and meritocratic opportunities to young Nigerians who desire to impact their generation. The value of investing in leadership has been well established in all sectors. A rationale for investing in leadership development that is more specific to foundations is that doing so can contribute to the effectiveness of a country to which the foundation is already committed. The Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy is a program that aims to build skills, awareness, and a nuanced perspective among young people to tackle challenges in various fields including the public sector. The program will offer first-hand experience into the process of governance at a State government level, Fellows will also participate in round table discussions with renowned leaders from both the public and private sectors and partake in domestic and international policy trips. The annual Fellowship is designed to mentor young Nigerians. It will offer bright young Nigerians the chance to support Nigeria’s recovery through inclusive, sustainable and development solutions.
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Raising the next generation is our priority
Words on Marble
“Lagos State Government is committed to equip young Nigerians with the art of leadership through qualities and values bequeathed by Alhaji Lateef Jakande”
– Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (Mr. Governor)
“Our Learning Strategy seeks to support professional development and build capabilities”
– Ajibola Ponnle (Honourable Commissioner, Ministry of Establishments, Training and Pensions