By Cynthia Alo

LAGOS —Africa Initiative for Governance, AIG, has announced the recipients of the 2018/2019 round of the AIG Scholarships, the organisation’s fully funded scholarship programme for young, outstanding West Africans with a passion for public service.

The AIG Scholars are Adetola Adegbite (Nigeria), Blessing Ajimoti (Nigeria), Prosper Amuquandoh (Ghana), Louisa Chinedu-Okeke (Nigeria) and Tobechukwu Nneli (Nigeria).

Announcing the new scholars, Founder and Chairman of AIG, Mr. Aigboje Aig-Imoukhuede, said: “We are pleased to announce our second cohort of AIG Scholars.

“Public service is one of the fundamental contributors to national development and it is critical to encourage talented, young individuals as regards the role that they play in the process.

“With AIG’s continuing support, these high-caliber women and men will acquire the skills and experience to drive best practice standards of public service and governance across Africa.”

The AIG Scholarships are funded by AIG under a partnership entered into, in June 2016, between AIG and the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford

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