Fellows will shadow Executive Council Members in the ministries or agencies they are posted to. This would enable them to conveniently develop and implement solutions in their various postings.Fellows will be expected to have a profound sense of purpose regardless of scale and scope of challenge.
Work experience involves shadowing Lagos State Cabinet members and this will be done on a rotational basis after 6 months into the program. Fellows will hold the position of Special Assistants in their various MDAs and will be required to send monthly reports to the Governor through the Fellowship coordinator.
This component will comprise, amongst other things, the following: Brown-Bag Series, Fireside Chat, Leadership Seminar, Personalized Coaching and Continuous multi-source feedback
Fellows will commit to carrying out a high impact leadership project of their own choice. It will be a community transformative project. Fellows will work together yearly on a major impactful, people-centered project which is capable of improving the lives of Lagosians. And the project must be implemented within the one-year duration.
The Fellowship will create an alumnus of highly potential youth network. Fellows will benefit from formal and informal peer-to-peer coaching and learning opportunities. The aim is to promote unity despite our nation’s diversity and promoting national integration, ultimately cultivating social consciousness, shared vision and creating a strong network.
The Academy is a one-year Fellowship programme initiated by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu that will offer life changing, non-partisan and meritocratic opportunities to young Nigerians who desire to impact their generation.