Sodiq Ibikunle

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SODIQ IBIKUNLE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 8 and UNAI 2

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Millennium Fellowship Project

Student Empowerment Initiative (SEI), is an initiative,that intend to help build capacity towards there economic dependence through workshops, symposiums, and networking sessions that brings expert as facilitators. We intend to increase our network of membership by 5%. We also intend to help discover individual self and visit communities to make practical impact.

About the Millennium Fellow

Sodiq Ibikunle is currently an undergraduate student of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria-Nigeria, with a major in Economics. He is currently the president the of The Investment Society, Ahmadu Bello University, and also the Director of Investment banking division of the same society.

Shehu Gambo

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SHEHU GAMBO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 12 and UNAI 9

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“I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because I believe my response to a situation can make a difference, I believe in dedicating my time and effort towards making this world a better place. I am passionate in doing what it takes to improve the livelihood and standard of living of people in need.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Waste to Wealth is aimed at achieving the 3rd (good health and well being ) and 6th ( clean water and sanitation ) sustainable development goal. The project is simply the conversion of pure water sachet into different items (such as shoe polish). This project is cost effective considering that most of the materials are locally sourced. With this project successfully implemented, we hope to convert 80% of waste in our community, created jobs for low income people and improve the health balance in the community.

About the Millennium Fellow

Shehu Gambo is a final year student of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Kaduna State in Nigeria. he was a member of EnactusABU in 2018. shehu is deeply passionate about practicing his field of study as it relates to ensuring a save environment, providing clean water and ensuring the concept of public health and sanitation. Shehu believes that his response to a situation could make a difference, he is passionate with working with likeminded people whom are willing to sacrifice their time and effort to make the world a better place.

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Muhammad Sani Kassim

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MUHAMMAD SANI KASSIM, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 17 and UNAI 2

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Excited I am to be a Millennium Fellow, it further provides me with opportunity, network, and resources to gear up my Impact in making Africa and the world a better place.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

African Intellects Hub is a debating and free speech society and an open forum for emerging change-makers with the zeal of making a positive impact in Africa and beyond. The camaraderie of young and committed university students working tirelessly in making Africa a better place. By creating a content that informs, inspires and brainstorms critical development models, situations and scenarios that will put Africa on the global map of development. It is a strategic framework for the socio-economic transformation of the continent in the near future by conscious people having Africa at Heart. Its builds on, and seeks to accelerate the implementation of past, existing and upcoming continental initiatives for growth and sustainable development. And also serves as a Think Tank which performs research and advocacy concerning Pan – African related issues. By November, we envisioned reviewing the African Aspirations for 2063 with 200 Student Leaders.

About the Millennium Fellow

Muhammad Sani Kassim is a Senior in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, studying agricultural and bio-resources engineering. He is a fiercely passionate believer of Peace, Qualitative Education, Good and Transformative Governance in Africa. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Charity Foundation Africa; improving access to quality education for vulnerable and marginalized people in Africa. With the impact of 27000+ He is a Fellow|Emerging African Leadership Program of Center for Social Awareness, Advocacy and Ethics in Maryland USA and a student of PolicyMaking in Møller Institute, University of Cambridge. He is a member, United Nations Population Fund, Youth Advisory Group, and a Youth Gender Ambassador, to the Kaduna State Government.

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Lukman Haruna

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT LUKMAN HARUNA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 16 and UNAI 8

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“I am so excited because its an opportunity for me to network, get support and mentorship in
achieving the task i took. and I am doing this work
Having grown amidst violence conflict and
religious crisis in Jos, plateau state Nigeria. I
have seen how violence crippled the state and
lead to hardship, poverty and underdevelopment. i learnt and love anything peace. i have seen how young people were used to destroy lives and properties. that has been the reason why i want to engage young people for peace talk.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Centered on Sustainable Development Goal 16 “Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions”, the youth Peace Talks is an initiative that seek to expand the space for dialogue about peace and security by bringing experts and young people to share their personal stories, experience, ideas and practical solutions to resolve conflict, achieve sustainable peace and security. The talk will also showcase the inspirational stories of people making positive contribution to peace. It will be an avenue to share our thoughts, opportunities and challenges as young people.

About the Millennium Fellow

Lukman Haruna is a student of prestigious Ahmadu Bello University Zaria. He obtained diploma, certificates and training on computer, Leadership, Islamic finance, Tarbiyya (Islamic morals), peace and conflict resolutions from various institutions. He’s hard-working, innovate, thoughtful, charismatic, and open-minded Humanitarian, peace and youths advocate. Passionate about SDG 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions. well being of less privileged and other disadvantaged people. Whether that means exploring new ideas through volunteering in many cases amidst his studies and office work. He is also wholehearted and unequivocal supporter of young people who uses strategic advocacy to improve their inclusion and participation especially in governance, peace and economic building.

As part of his contribution to social and humanitarian development, He established a Non-governmental Organization called Ameer foundation for development Initiatives (AFDI) working in Nigeria.

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James Ben Onaji

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT JAMES BEN ONAJI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 12 and UNAI 9

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“In the race to save our planet and create a better future, collaboration is the key to sustainable progress. I am thrilled to be a millennium fellow because this is an opportunity to share my impact and story and also to get inspired by the stories of other fellows around the world using the network and resources to scale up our reach and impact in my community.over the years what has kept the project going for is is the fulfillment in affecting the lives of others people meaningfully and also the smiles on the faces of the beneficiaries”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Waste to Wealth is aimed at achieving the 3rd (good health and well being ) and 6th ( clean water and sanitation ) sustainable development goal. The project is simply the conversion of pure water sachet into different items (such as shoe polish). This project is cost effective considering that most of the materials are locally sourced. With this project successfully implemented, we hope to convert 80% of waste in our community, created jobs for low income people and improve the health balance in the community.

About the Millennium Fellow

James Ben Onaji is a fourth year student of Ahmadu Bello University zaria studying water resources and environmental engineering. James is a global peace and global goal ambassador and currently serving as the head of the Ethics and discipline unit at Enactus Ahmadu Bello University.

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IBRAHIM OLASUNKANMI BELLO

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT IBRAHIM OLASUNKANMI BELLO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 2

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“I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because to be selected as one of the global student leaders that are making a difference having gone through a lot in social entrepreneurship on and off-campus. The works of my labor are paying off. Moreover, the fellowship would give me the chance to do what I knew how to do the best network and leverage on the pool of alumni for corporate and social entrepreneurship to advance the SDG's in every nook and cranny of the globe.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

STEM Coders Club provides the avenue for the student to augment their computational knowledge, this semester we hope to increase our membership by 110 students and raise up to $500 for grants. STEM Coders learning by execution training scheme make student involve in career and entrepreneurship developments. STEM Coders put students to work on a project that solves contemporary problems in society with the knowledge of computing gained. We are on the verge of changing the African narrative of being an unsophisticated society to that of an urbane and of great minds that would, in turn, be corporate and social leaders in Information technology. Currently, 30 students so far have been impacted directly. After recruitments, members would be subdivided into a group of 10 members each, working on a project to evaluate knowledge learned thus far and as well as solve contemporary problems in the community.

About the Millennium Fellow

Ibrahim Bello is a major of electronics & telecommunications engineering at Ahmadu Bello University. Ibrahim currently serves as the president of STEM Coders club, ABU, Zaria. He led the Northern Nigerian students to various local and international functions, among them are the corporate presentation of the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2018 and 2019, Development finance training under the auspices of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of finance in collaboration with Sponsors for Educational Opportunity Africa (SEO Africa), Accra-Ghana.

Connect with Ibrahim via Facebook, LinkedIn & Twitter.

Bonojo Adedayo Emmanuel

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT BONOJO ADEDAYO EMMANUEL, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 12 and UNAI 9

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“I am really excited to be part of the Millennium Fellow Class of 2019, because I know me being apart of this forum will give me the opportunity to learn more about the SDGs because I am passionate about the environment and always ready to do my own part to make the world a better place.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Waste to Wealth is aimed at achieving the 3rd (good health and well being ) and 6th ( clean water and sanitation ) sustainable development goal. The project is simply the conversion of pure water sachet into different items (such as shoe polish). This project is cost effective considering that most of the materials are locally sourced. With this project successfully implemented, we hope to convert 80% of waste in our community, created jobs for low income people and improve the health balance in the community.

About the Millennium Fellow

Bonojo Adedayo is a 3rd year student Ahmadu Bello University zaria, studying polymer and textile Engineering. Bonojo Adedayo is currently the vice President of the Redeemed Christian Fellowship, and also a member of the Enactus ABU Team, he also a coCEO of Bagasse composite limited.

Connect with Bonojo via Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, & Instagram.

Aminu Tijjani Zakari

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT AMINU TIJJANI ZAKARI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 12 and UNAI 9

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“The love for humanity and the drive to change the condition of my community is my motivation of doing what I do. This fellowship will give me an avenue to work with people of similar mindset , people who are willing to make an impact in their community and the world at large. I really appreciate this opportunity and i can wait to get started.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Waste to Wealth is aimed at achieving the 3rd (good health and well being ) and 6th ( clean water and sanitation ) sustainable development goal. The project is simply the conversion of pure water sachet into different items (such as shoe polish). This project is cost effective considering that most of the materials are locally sourced. With this project successfully implemented, we hope to convert 80% of waste in our community, created jobs for low income people and improve the health balance in the community.

About the Millennium Fellow

Aminu Tijjani Zakari is a student of Ahmadu Bello University studying electrical engineering, He is also a member of Enactus Ahmadu Bello University Zaria (An organization aimed at making a better world using entrepreneurial action).

Abubakar Sadiq Muhammad

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ABUBAKAR SADIQ MUHAMMAD, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 2

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“I am thrilled to be part of the millennium fellow class of 2019, as a humanitarian trying to seek for the betterment of the I leave with through helping and understanding individuals opinion/ideas.
Supporting the SDGs in order to attained quality education and the like for my community, achieving that requires team work and the work force to work together. Notwithstanding, advocating peace and justice for better livelihood and improve the quality of education is what am aspiring for.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Smart hub initiative will aim at enhancing the student ability to read and write, and to develop their academic standard through nurturing and imbibe the pupils/student toward a better academic excellence.
For a meaningful development toward quality education the basis of the education sector should be considered first.

Thing to be doing during the project include but not limited to: 1) creating of a literary club in the school, 2) career guide, 3) advocating on female child education.

About the Millennium Fellow

Abubakar Muhammad is a final year student at the University of Ahmadu Bello, where he is studying Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering. Abubakar served as the public relation office of the National Union of Bauchi State students (NUBASS), and currently the Secretary General of Agricultiral and Bioresources Engineering Student Association in Ahmadu Bello University.
A student with a unique ability to adopt sudden changes and seeking to work with team of professionals where challenges and results are paramount.

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Abdulbasit Ibrahim Olawale

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ABDULBASIT IBRAHIM OLAWALE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 1 and UNAI 1

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“I'm delighted to be a Millennium Fellow because as a doctor-in-training and an advocate of poverty alleviation, I understand the importance of achieving the Sustainable Development Goals 1&2 in order to eradicate poverty and hunger, and improve the standard of living in my local communities as well as other communities around the world.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Project Mendicant Relief is aimed at tackling the Almajiri (mendicant) issue in Northern Nigeria through enlightenment, continued advocacy and mentorship. While accomplishing this, the project team hopes to effectively tackle the lack of basic family planning and the rise of poverty which are the two basic roots that led to the corruption of the Almajiri system.

This Semester, Our Project Plans include:

  1. Organizing 10-15 enlightenment sessions reaching out to a total of 1000 Malams (custodian of the mendicants) to educate them on the need to stop the maltreatment, abuse and misuse of the underaged Almajiris.

  2. Increasing support of the public for advocacy against mendicity and alms seeking.

  3. Raising $5000 in grants for the establishment of a rural endeavour and organization of skills acquisition programs for the Almajiris

  4. Through these, the project team hope to reduce mendicity and alms seeking in Northern Nigeria, One Community at a time!.

About the Millennium Fellow

Abdulbasit Ibrahim Olawale is a third year student at Ahmadu Bello University studying Medicine and Surgery. He currently serves as the Vice President 2 of the Ahmadu Bello University Medical Students Association where he oversees the affairs of over 300 students in the preclinical arm of the association. He is also a liaison officer of the Standing Committee on Medical Education and Research of the Federation of African Medical Students Association as well as the Team Lead of the AgroYouth team. With over 12 months experience of active leadership and working on social innovative projects across Nigeria and Africa, covering advocacy for peace, poverty alleviation, against domestic violence and human rights, Abdulbasit is committed to making life better for the less privileged and impoverished communities through the establishment of profitable schemes for the communities.

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Suyum Emmanuel Danjuma

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT SUYUM EMMANUEL DANJUMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 4 and UNAI 3

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“I'm so excited to be a Millennium Fellow because i will be equipped with the necessary tools and skill to further pursue by passion towards child education and also use these skills to help my community.”

Millennium Fellowship Project

Education For Every Child Project is aimed at reducing the rate of child drop out of school and also creating awareness in schools and communities on the importance of education to the society and how it will go a long way to solve some societal challenges.

Measurable Goals I hope to achieve:

  1. Organize an outreach to 10 schools within my community to educate students and pupils in primary and secondary schools, on the importance of education and how it plays a vital role to achieving their dreams and future ambitions.

  2. Sending at least three(3) drop out kids back to school every month.

  3. Educating parents on the need to educate their children.

About the Millennium Fellow

Suyum Emmanuel is a fifth year at Ahmadu Bello University Zaria studying mechanical engineering. Suyum grew up in a community where child education is of less importance to parents and the community, he embraces his passion towards education by creating awareness and educating parents, students and pupils on the role education plays in our every day lives and the future. Education is the backborn of every societal growth and development; he aims to ensure that every vulnerable child on the street goes back to school.

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Francis Eneji

ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019

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United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship.  In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations.  69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,092 Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2019 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. Millennium Fellows' Projects are projected to positively impact the lives of over 978,400 people worldwide this year.


UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT FRANCIS ENEJI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.

Ahmadu Bello University l Zaria, Nigeria l Advancing SDG 6 and UNAI 1

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“I am excited to be a Millennium Fellow because it provides me with the opportunity to, not only tap into an incredible community of leaders and resources but also witness the incredible work young change makers like myself are doing all over the world. I believe that young people coming together all over the world can help create the kind of world we want to see.”

Millennium Fellowship Project
The HOPE RISING project is centered around tackling the effects of Lead poisoning epidemic in Zamfara State, Nigeria which have caused the death of over 700 children in the state since it began, it has contaminated their soil and underground water sources.

Our intervention is on developing a water filtration mechanism which provides clean water to the community as well as involving a Jathropha Integrated energy scheme through the planting of over 5,000 Jathropha seedlings for the remediation of the contaminated soil. To tackle food insecurity, we set up an Aqua-fresh farm, and an aquaponics system to grow fresh vegetables and catfish. Our greenhouse farm creates employment for Women in the community as they supply fresh vegetables and fish in their local market, so they can be able to take charge of their lives. This semester we hope to extend the project to two more affected communities.

About the Millennium Fellow

Francis Eneji is currently in his penultimate year studying Human Physiology at Ahmadu Bello University, Nigeria. At the core of it, Francis is passionate about making social impact, reducing poverty and unemployment.

Connect with Francis on Instagram, LinkedIn, & Twitter.