Apply for LJLA’s Young Leadership Summit 2024


Join the ranks of visionary leaders by applying for the Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy’s Young Leadership Summit 2024. This prestigious summit is designed to hone the skills of young, aspiring leaders who are eager to make a tangible impact in the public sector.

Program Highlights:

  • Work Experience: Fellows will serve as Special Assistants to the Governor, gaining hands-on experience in governance.
  • Capstone Projects: Lead initiatives aimed at community transformation and societal betterment.
  • Fellowship Network: Access one-on-one leadership coaching and join a network of potential future leaders.
  • Leadership Development: Participate in seminars, workshops, and talks with industry experts.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Age: 25 to 35 years
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years in a relevant field
  • Education: HND/Bachelor’s Degree + NYSC Certificate/Exemption

Fellowship Benefits:

  • Competitive salary and furnished accommodation
  • Direct mentorship from the Governor and Cabinet members
  • Invaluable networking opportunities
  • Continuous personal and professional development

Application Process:

  • Online application opens on April 17th, 2024
  • Computer-Based Test (CBT) for qualified applicants
  • Submission of an essay on public service passion and vision
  • Interview for shortlisted candidates


Q: What is the aim of the LJLA Young Leadership Summit? A: The summit aims to build skills, awareness, and nuanced perspectives among young leaders to address challenges within the public sector.

Q: What kind of work experience will fellows gain? A: Fellows will work closely with the Lagos State Cabinet, serving as Special Assistants to the Governor and engaging in governance processes.

Q: Are there any networking opportunities? A: Yes, fellows will have numerous networking opportunities, including one-on-one coaching and joining an alumni network of young leaders.

Q: What is the application deadline for the LJLA Young Leadership Summit 2024? A: The application window opens on April 17th, 2024. Interested candidates should apply promptly.

For more information and to apply, visit the Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy website.