Founder of YAL Summit, Emmanuel Addo calls on the Nigerian High Commissioner to UK

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The founder of Young African Leaders Summit, Emmanuel Addo last week called on the Nigerian High Commissioner to UK, H.E. Sarafa Tunji Isola.

The purpose of the visit was to officially introduce the Young Global Leaders Network and Young African Leaders Summit to the Nigerian High Commissioner and to discuss how the high commission can partner or assist us to facilitate protocol and logistical services for this year’s third edition of the Young African Leaders Summit 2022 to be held in Lagos, Nigeria.

The leadership team was led by the CEO and Founder, Emmanuel Addo.

The Nigerian High Commissioner to UK, H.E. Sarafa Tunji Isola was very elated about the visit and recommended the network for the good works it is doing in Africa especially.

Some management members of the network present were, Nana Ekua Baffu, Ruth Akosua Mansah and Sanjida Rahman.

Young African Leaders Summit, a registered subsidiary organization of Young Global Leaders Network, through various keynote speeches, plenary sessions, mentorship sessions and interactive focused workshops, is intended for cross-country idea-sharing and assimilation, to empower and amplify delegates, build, and enhance the capacity of young leaders in areas of entrepreneurship, diplomacy, career building and development, business, and political leadership.

The summit, first ever largest continental youth gathering to happen in Nigeria this year will mobilize a diversity of delegates and policy makers from all African countries and the diaspora including government officials, members of the diplomatic corps, international agency representatives, NGO’s, the media, youth, and student-based organizations to collate ideas from some of the finest figures in Africa and aggregate them into relevant themes able to shape policies on the continent.


The Young African Leaders Summit 2022 (#YALS2022), an initiative of Young Global Leaders Network is organizing a three (3) day continental summit that creates a platform where young leaders and aspiring leaders from the continent and the African diaspora would converge to network, discuss, and formulate solutions to some of Africa’s pressing and emerging problems affecting the youth, propose practical solutions and ideas and present them to the African Union. This summit also creates a platform for capacity building, mentorship, and an opportunity for entrepreneurial businesses to pitch to investors. 

This year’s summit takes place on Thursday 24, Friday 25, and Saturday 26 November 2022 at the J.F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium, University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria.


The Theme for this year’s summit is – “The Africa We Want by 2040: The Future of African Youth”.

To be eligible to participate, you must be an African within the ages of 18 to 45 and can afford your flight cost to Nigeria as well as pay for your summit registration cost. 

Visit the website for more information – www.yalsummit.co

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