Harvard university appoints various African professionals as fellows

Harvard university appoints various African professionals as fellows

- Patrick Okigbo III has been appointed as a senior fellow at the prestigious Harvard University alongside other professionals

- As a fellow, he will be making presentations and working on issues relating to governance and how it affects the economy

- Patrick is the founder of Nextier and has served on many government committees with over 20 years experience

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A Nigerian has made it again on the international scene. Patrick Okigbo III and other world professionals have been appointed as senior fellows at Harvard University.

PR Nigeria reports that the news of the appointment was revealed on Wednesday by Victoria Omachi who said that the fellows who said that the appointees will be working on strengthening the connection between theory and practice.

The new fellows were each sponsored by a Harvard Kennedy School faculty member, only 12 people are chosen every year.

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A collage of Patrick and Harvard University. Photos sources: Twitter/Patrick Okigbo/Harvard

A collage of Patrick and Harvard University. Photos sources: Twitter/Patrick Okigbo/Harvard
Source: UGC

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Before a person is chosen, they must have a minimum of 20 years of professional experience and are required to attend and present at seminars, conferences, and lunches as they carry out independent research projects.

Okigbo is the founder of Nextier, a policy think-tank firm with a focus on governance and developmental matters.

He has received many grants and served on several government committees. He obtained his MBA from Emory University.

He was sponsored by John Haigh, a co-director at Mossavar-Rahmani Centre for Business and Government, and a lecturer in public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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