Congratulations are in order!??
Meet the 2 UK-educated Nigerian winners of the Queen’s Young Leaders Award:
The award which was set up in 2014 to honour Her Majesty The Queen’s 60 years of service to the Commonwealth deservedly recognised Bukola for her dedication to raising funds and awareness for the Sickle Cell Aid Foundation Nigeria.
Check out the foundation here
Bukola who was born with sickle cell joined the foundation in 2010 and is now the president.
Nasir rightfully gained his award for teaching farmers how to use lowcost mobile phones to access services through his social enterprise Verdant Agritech Ltd.
Check out Nasir’s website here
Highly commended were the 8 other Nigerians who were runners up: Chidinma Akaniro, Christiana Iyasele, Chukwuebuka Obimma, Grace Ihejiamaizu, Oluwafisayo Ajisola, Oluwaseun Osowobi, Omotayo Junaid, Onyinye Edeh.
Click to check criteria and how to apply for the 2018 set which opens between June and September 2017.