23 leaders have been named among the inaugural Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa from Nigeria. The “Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa” is a year-long initiative to inspire, empower, and connect 200 emerging leaders from across Africa.
The leaders were chosen from 44 countries across the continent, from Egypt in the north, to Madagascar.
Among those chosen from Nigeria include Winter Olympian Simidele Adeagbo who is currently empowering girls across the nation. Others include Forbes Africa’s Peace Hyde and LEAP Africa’s Olufemi Taiwo.
See the full list of all the Obama Foundation Leaders: Africa HERE