ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT CHUKWUEBUKA PRINCE USULOR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Nigeria | Nsukka, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

" I am excited to be a member of the Millennium Fellowship community because it offers me the opportunity to gain the knowledge and experience needed to help eradicate poverty in my community and make education accessible to all. I believe that education is a powerful tool for transforming the society and it can help lift many out of poverty. I am motivated to do the work I do by the desire to change my community for the better and ensure that everyone has access to quality education and sustainable means of livelihood. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Health above all

Project Health for all seeks to address health issues beginning first in both University of Nigeria campuses (UNN and UNEC). This initative seeks to enlighten the students and the public on the need to donate blood voluntarily. It also seeks to build blood banks in both campuses and research on how to get solutions to power issues which is a challenge in building blood banks.

In addition, students at the University of Nigeria Nsukka and Enugu campuses are entitled to free medical treatment because of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). However, one needs to go through rigorous processes before one can access this free medical treatment. As a result of this, many students have resulted to self medication which can lead to drug abuse. Project health for all seeks to also address this problem by making the process easier. For decades, the process have been done manually. This had to change because of the ever growing population of students as well as advancement in Technology. Manual registration is no longer feasible. The Millennium Fellows at University of Nigeria want to make this process easier by introducing Technology and innovation in this process by digitalizing the process of enrolling to health insurance.

About the Millennium Fellow

Chukwuebuka Usulor is a law student at the University of Nigeria. He is a youth leadership advocate and a member of the Young African Leaders Initiative Network, where he leverages his advocacy and writing skills in promoting good governance and youth leadership on the African continent. Chukwuebuka currently serves as the Director of Logistics, Alternative Dispute Resolution Society, UNEC and a volunteer researcher with the Positive Naija and the Nigeria Diplomat platforms. He has written several articles.

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