LASU Best Graduating Student Appointed YouthLead Ambassador

Lagos State University (LASU) Best Graduating Student Oladimeji Shotunde Gets Appointed as YouthLead Ambassador, Also Selected as Sole Ambassador for Nigeria.

Lagos State University has once again been brought to the international limelight, with the recent selection and subsequent appointment of her recent graduate, Oladimeji Shotunde as a YouthLead Ambassador.

The YouthLead Program is initiated by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

Oladimeji was competitively selected out of 3,134 applications from over 200 countries, having passed through a rigorous selection process that started back in September 2020.

YouthLead is an activity of YouthPower 2: Learning and Evaluation, a project funded by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), and implemented by Making Cents International and its partners.

The YouthLead Ambassadorial role is a Six (6) months appointment.

Ambassadors have a proven track record of mobilizing other young changemakers and youths through their activities.

The Ambassadors will play a key role in bringing the benefits of YouthLead to the national, regional and local group of changemakers.

As part of the Program, the YouthLead Ambassadors will implement local activities and contribute their ideas to make YouthLead more relevant to changemakers in their networks and communities. They will add value to other changemakers' professional growth, and generate local engagements and peer to peer networking.