The Future Awards Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders to hold April
4 – 7 – Hosted by the Government of Ekiti State, Nigeria
The Future Project has announced the second edition of The Nigeria
Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders, an annual high-level leadership
platform focused on building capacity for the new generation of Nigerian
The event will hold at the Ikogosi Resorts in Ekiti State, Nigeria from
4 – 7 April, 2013.
“We are very excited to be presenting the second edition of this
historic platform – which provides a very important platform for a
purposive national conversation about how the new generation of leaders
can avoid the pitfalls of our history,” said Chude Jideonwo, who is
executive director for The Future Project. “We are even more excited to
announce that the event will be hosted by the Government of Ekiti State,
Nigeria at the soon to be commissioned Ikogosi Resorts which has been
constructed to world-class standards by the GovernorFayemi
The Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders, a platform leading
from The Future Awards is the next stage of its involvement in building
a new generation of leaders: creating a critical mass of new leaders who
are already blazing a trail and managing systems – including business
and political leaders, media leaders, thought leaders, civil society and
public service leaders.
The first edition of the Symposium held in Lagos on March 19 and 20
2012. The Headline Speaker was then Vice-President of the World Bank,
Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili and its Host was Mallam Bolaji Abdullahi, who
was Minister of Youth Development.
“We are delighted to host this platform in 2013 – in the Land
Ekiti State, Nigeria,” said the Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi.
always led the charge for democratic values, and good governance in the
country, and we are passionate about sharing those lessons that we have
learnt with the next generation of national leaders.
“We are also proud to host The Nigeria Symposium for Young &
Leaders as one of the first programmes to be held at the Ikogosi Resorts
which our administration would be unveiling soon. I am certain that the
comfort offered by the world class service and facilities at Ikogosi
coupled with the relaxing natural ambience of one of Africa’s finest
resorts, would augur well for robust engagements amongst all
participants at the symposium. It will be an enriching national
This year’s Symposium is focused on Nigeria’s next general
and young people effectively engaging the process across board, from
business to politics and civil society.
To register, please go to www.thefuturenigeria.com/symposium and fill
the form or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Successful registrants will
be contacted by the Central Working Committee.
The Nigeria Symposium for Young & Emerging Leaders is presented by The
Future Project, in partnership with EnoughisEnough Nigeria and with
support from the Nigeria Leadership Initiative. Media partners are
Channels Television, Silverbird TV, LASAA and Cool FM. Official media
partner is Y!/YNaija.com.
More information is available on www.thefuturenigeria.com.