Friday, 6 May 2016

List of 100 Nigerians selected for US Entrepreneurship Training

100 Young Nigerians Selected to participate in the 2016 Mandela Washington Fellowship
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“Our goal was to select a diverse group, both geographically and socio-economically, representing all Nigeria has to offer,” - Ambassador Entwistle. US Ambassador to Nigeria.

The Mandela washington Fellowship is the flagship program of President Obama's Young African Leaders Initiative and a key component of the Presidents commitment to invest in the future of Africa.

According to US Embassy Nigeria, the White House developed this initiative in recognition of the critical and increasing role that young Africans are playing in strenghtening democratic institutions, spurring economic growth, and enhancing peace and security in Africa.

Fellows participate in an intensive, six-week program on academic excellence and leadership focused on business and entrepreneurship, civic leadership, public management, and renewable energy at U.S colleges and universities.

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