ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT JOEL JAGABA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Ahmadu Bello University | Zaria, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 1 & UNAI 1

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" I am elated to be a Milennium fellow as this will provide me with an unrivalled opportunity to be empowered in the quest to make change in the status quo and contribute my quota towards making people's lives better, especially rural agrarian community. As a fellow, this will also provide me with an avenue to interact and collaborate with like-minded colleagues who are passionate about impacting the world positively. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Sustainable Life Impact Initiative

Sustainable Life Impact Initiative (SLII) founded and led by Millennium Fellow Joel Jagaba (CEO) and co-founded by Millennium Fellows Adewale Adebisi Lateef and Aliyu Olatunji ALIU is aimed at provision of veterinary medical services and advice to poor rural agrarian community on best management practices to improve livestock production and increase their income, thereby advancing the UNAI 1 and SDG(s) 1 and 3. Ensuring the health of animals is vital to safeguarding the health of people, not only in terms of ensuring the availability of safe, healthy food for all, but also in terms of preventing disease outbreaks or transmission. healthy animals means healthy people as human health, animal health and the environment are linked. The project hopes to impact well over 200 lives during the Milennium fellowship period (August-December 2021).

About the Millennium Fellow

Joel Jagaba is a bright, young promising future leader, Public Health advocate, Animal welfare enthusiast and a purpose driven fellow, who is currently rounding up his studies at the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, for the degree of Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM). He is passionate about community health and impacting people's lives through his role as a caregiver and a soon to be Veterinarian, he also hopes to collaborate with the United Nations in the nearest future in the areas of people oriented programes and hopes to make sustainable impacts on a global level.