Africa Initiative for Governance has given scholarships to six outstanding Africans who are passionate about public service.
A statement by the founder and chairman of AIG, Mr Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, said the fourth round of the fully funded scholarships were awarded to Adejoke Are, Murjanatu Mohammed Audu, Uchechukwu Nwokediuko, Chioma Oparadike, Folasade Osho and Victoria Udom.
He said, “AIG has a vision of a public sector in Africa that is effective, values-driven, service-oriented and results-focused. To support the attainment of this vision, we are proud to invest in the development of a critical mass of transformation champions who can lead this transformation process.”
In her comments, Chief Executive Officer of AIG, Ms Chienye Ogwo said, “The AIG Scholarships selection process is particularly rigorous and, each year, progressively attracts exceptional talent with potential for great achievement. We are pleased to announce this new cohort of five women and one man, and honoured to support their commitment to public service.”