This is contained in a statement by Dr Andrew Osakwe, Snr Pastor Summit Bible Church and Convener, This Generation Conference of the foundation, on Wednesday in Abuja
The programme is designed to provide technical capacity and mentorship to the youth, to implement non-partisan civic projects that will contribute positively to the 2023 general elections.
The statement indicated that the 30 fellows emerged out of the hundreds that had undergone training on how to effectively engage, initiate, and execute community projects.
“All the projects by the fellows are expected to be implemented between 1st October 2022 and 31st March 2023.
“At the end of the Fellowship, four participants with the overall outstanding projects will be sponsored for a one-week learning visit to an African country,” it added.
The foundation emphasised that the initiative was to empower young people to contribute to national growth and development.
“The project envisions a highly developed and prosperous Nigeria founded on a righteous, visionary and creative generation,” it added
The foundation said that the youths were eearlier mentored by various leaders such as Dr Sam Amadi, former Chairman, Nigeria Electricity Regulation Commission, Dr Jumoke Oduwole, SSA to the President on Ease of Doing Business, Sheyi Adisa, Member, Oyo State House of Assembly, Simon Karu, Member, National Assembly, and Sen Binta Masi.
The foundation was set up in 2017 and had each year mentored not less than 1,500 youths on leadership skills and community development initiatives.