Osita Chidoka, former minister of aviation; Waziri Adio, former executive secretary of the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), and Seun Onigbinde, chief executive officer (CEO) of BudgIT, have been selected to speak at the Bolaji Abdullahi mentorship boot camp.
In a statement on Thursday, Banke Ajede, the programme’s executive director, said other speakers expected at the boot camp include T.J. Benson, author of The Madhouse; Sally Suleiman, humanitarian and strategist, and Aminat Ahmed El-Iman, CEO of Carnation Consults.
Ajede said the mentorship boot camp is the second in the series for mentees who have completed their first six months of intensive learning and sharing during the mentorship programme.
She said the facilitators at the boot camp will speak on diverse areas including leadership, policy and politics, adding that the boot camp is also expected to feature personality sessions for mentees to share and learn from the experience of outstanding individuals.
She said the boot camp will also include practical and simulation sessions for mentees.
Ajede also said the programme is committed to raising a generation of young people who are thought leaders, global thinkers, change-makers, impact makers, and solution providers in different areas that will contribute to Nigeria’s growth.
The Bolaji Abdullahi mentorship program is a platform through which young people learn, engage and share the knowledge experience of Bolaji Abdullahi, a former minister of sports, and other notable Nigerians.