The Seminar was the 10th in its series, with the support of First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s foremost financial institution. The seminar involved text-based analyses and discussions as well as the launch of a class project. During the seminar, participants’ leadership skills were honed to assume a transformative role in the future development of Nigeria.
The Seminar was part of the mission of the Nigeria Leadership Initiative (NLI) by create a growing, global network of credible, accomplished community-spirited Nigerian leaders, committed to taking responsibility for driving positive change in Nigeria and Nigerian communities.
The participants are a selection of the 25 top-ranking applicants all over the world. According to Mr. Yinka Oyinlola, NLI’s Chief Executive Officer, ‘’the uniqueness of the seminar rests on the fact that it targets those who can actually make a difference; highly accomplished Nigerians with leadership qualities rooted in values’’. He further stated that an increasing number of the Associates are now turning their successes to significance by achieving prominence as top corporate Executives, public service and political leaders as well as leading reformers in the civil society sector. NLI Associates continue to exhibit value-based leadership in their spheres of endeavors with the promising future as force for good in Nigeria’’
According to Head, Marketing & Corporate Communication, FirstBank, Mrs. Folake Ani-Mumuney, ‘’the Bank’s partnership with NLI demonstrates our strong commitment to leadership position as efforts geared towards the growth and development of Nigeria’’
NLI is an international non-profit and non-partisan organization registered in Nigeria, United States of America, and the United Kingdom. NLI mobilizes the energy, talent and resources of its network to collectively tackle challenges that confront Nigeria.