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University of Ilorin, Ilorin, Nigeria

Two Unilorin Alumni selected among 50 youths across Africa to participate in Canvassity Pan Africa Youth Democracy Fellowship 2018.
CANVASSITY Pan African Youth Democracy Fellowship 2018 is a dynamic youth program designed to improve the capacity of young people to effectively engage and support elected representatives and government institutions to improve government efficiency, raise accountability and foster citizen-government collaborations in Africa.
CANVASSITY Season 3 shall admit 50 pro-governance youth leaders into its yearlong knowledge and action-based fellowship.  The Fellowship shall require participants to participate in two workshop semesters of 10 days and 5 days respectively in Nigeria. All participants shall also identify an issue under any of our 6 focal areas they are passionate to address through a policy process and engagement with elected representatives and government institutions during the fellowship. Participants shall also participate in a campaign to promote the AU African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance (ACDEG) in their home countries.
CANVASSITY Pan African Youth Democracy Fellowship 2018, Season 3 will have 50 bodacious youth influencers, youth NGOs and young professionals!
The duo were among the 50 young Africans that will be participating in “CANVASSITY” Democracy Fellowship Program for 2018.
The selection process was in two phases in which articles were written allowing young people share their thoughts on what they can do to solve problems in their country.
The contest was thrown open to young Africans after which the first 100 were selected and the 100 proceeded to contest again in which the final 50 were selected.
The Semester 1 of the Canvassity Fellowship will be hosted at Presken Hotel and Resorts, Ikeja, Lagos from February 25 to March 7, 2018.
Olugbode Ayomikun Emmanuel completed his master degree programme in the department of Biochemistry, University of Ilorin in the 2016/2017 academic session.
Olaogun Micheal Sunkanmi holds a bachelors degree in Mathematics Education from University of Ilorin and recently completed his master degree programme in Public Admin from University of Ilorin in the 2016/2017 academic session.

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