3 Outstanding Nigerians Made It To 2013 JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons Of The World (JCI TOYP) Award Finals.

'Bisi Ogunwale

JCI recently announced the 20 finalists in the 2013 JCI Ten Outstanding Young Persons of the world program (JCI TOYP). Among the finalists are 3 Nigerians namely Dr. Ola Orekunrin of Flying Doctors, Dr. Adeyemi Adesokan of Pathogenica and Ms. Tolulope Sangosanya of LOTS Charity Foundation.

The competition is a global program of JCI (Junior Chamber International), a global network of young active citizens with over 200,000 members in more than 100 national organizations of JCI.

“The TOYP program serves to recognize those individuals in our country who excel in their chosen fields, endeavours and commitment to their communities. We also hope that by recognizing these honourees we will provide fitting role models for the young leaders of tomorrow” explained Olusola Adewumi, 2013 JCI Nigeria TOYP Chairman.

In the 30years history of JCI TOYP Awards, Nigeria has only won twice, with Ray Ekpu (1988) and Dr. Modupe Osho (1996). The…

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