Lateef Jakande Fellowship programme 2022 for Nigerians – See Link to Apply

Deadline: JUNE 2, 2022

Lateef Jakande Fellowship programme 2022 for Nigerians – See Link to Apply

Lateef Jakande Fellowship programme 2022 is a one-year non-partisan and meritocratic fellowship programme initiated by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu. The Programme is focused on developing the next generation of leaders by equipping them with the skills to foster commitment in the public service, imbibing in them the ethics and values of purposeful leadership through provision and invaluable exposure.

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.


Fellows will benefit and experience the following:

  • Innovative Learning Curriculum
  • Hands-On Leadership experience
  • Participation in Community Projects
  • Mentorship from Renowned Leaders
  • Continuous Multi-Source Feedback
  • One-on-One Leadership Coaching
  • Shadowing Lagos Cabinet Members
  • Local and International Policy Travels
  • Network of Alumni


It is required that applicants must:

  • Be a Nigerian
  • Have a minimum of 3 years work experience
  • Be under 35 years
  • Hold a minimum of a Bachelor, degree
  • Have completed National Youth Service Corps ,NYSC, or hold an exemption certificate

How to apply

Becoming A Fellow Is Simple:

1. Apply Online
You can start your journey into the Academy by simply clicking on “APPLY NOW” button above

2. Computer Based Test (CBT)
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.

3. Assessment Center
This is series of first an interview including written and oral presentations, group discussions and competency assessment.

4. Admission
This is the final stage of your application. You would be offered a slot into the Fellowship if you are selected

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