Lawmaker, Hon. Seyi Adisa has been selected as one of the twenty-two young African leaders selected for the 2023 Archbishop Tutu leadership fellowship.
The Lawmaker was selected among over three hundred and eighty (380) nominations of outstanding quality of personalities across Africa including Cote D’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda.
Adisa’s emergence was in recognition of his quality leadership style, contributing to the inclusion and participation of young people in the politics and governance space.
The state lawmaker’s track record showcases his active involvement in creating programs to drive youth participation in politics; this includes the Politics of Development podcast, Seyi Adisa Political Show amongst other programs. He is also keen on youth empowerment through skill acquisition, sports, leadership development and ICT, with a view to developing young Nigerian leaders.
The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) website reads:
“The African Leadership Institute is pleased to announce the Associates who have been selected for the 2023 Class of the Tutu Fellowship programme. As has been the case with previous cohorts, the people selected are exceptional emerging African leaders.”
“AFLI received more than 380 nominations of outstanding quality from across Africa, from which the cohort was selected. They are from Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, South Africa and Uganda and span the worlds of consulting, banking, civil society, renewable energy, public sector, policy and entrepreneurship.”
“It is this rich diversity of nationalities, professions and perspectives that makes the programme experience rich.”
“The selected candidates demonstrate the incredible wealth and breadth of leadership talent that exists in Africa’s young people, which bodes well for Africa’s future.”
Before now, the lawmaker was named amongst the top 100 Most Influential People of
African Descent (MIPAD) under 40 by the United Nations-affiliate, The MIPAD 100 in October 2020.
Also in August 2022, the lawmaker was nominated as one of the Most Influential Young Person in Oyo State in the Governance category by the Oyo State Youth Awards.