Great Guide for Any Aspiring Young Leader
This is a great guide for young people who feel the urge to act. Jude's dedication to Nigeria and youth leadership shines through in this guideline based on his own experiences as a young leader and creator of change. In this book, he lays out the basics of leadership in a clear and concise way, a valuable read for any aspiring young leader!
Clear Insight For Leading Change
In a time when the world seeks more pragmatic leadership, Lead the People provides a clear insight on how young people can develop skills and also leverage on relationship to lead the change that they earnestly yearn for. This book pays immense attention to personal assessment, deep introspection and also important nuggets to help the young navigate the challenging political space. This is highly recommended for everyone especially those who seek tp serve the public."
Great Book by A Great Man
This is a great book written by a great man to help others to make this world a better place! There is nothing greater to accomplish than to help others walking on the same path.
This book is truly extraordinary with invaluable guidance and full of insights for our contemporary democratic leadership roles to create the enabling turf of hope and trust for young people across the world.
Personal Reflection and Local Insight With A Worldview
This work highlights the urgent need for youth to engage politics as a means to change their community for the better. Mixing personal reflection, local insight, with a world-view— it a must read for young leaders.
Adejuwon Jude ‘Feranmi, JFK, is the Founder of the Raising New Voices Initiative. He was formerly Executive Director of ToBuildANation, a citizens movement towards political reforms in Nigeria with members in more than 25 states in the Federal Republic of Nigeria. JFK was also the former National Youth Caucus Leader of KOWA PARTY, one of Nigeria’s most youth inclusive political parties before he left due majorly to the party’s membership of the CUPP. Under JFK’s Leadership of the youth caucus, KOWA became a brand name amongst the Nigerian youth discussing politics and eventually inspiring and supporting more than 40 young people to run for office.
He worked with 22 state youth leaders on activities and programs like town hall meetings, community meetings and micro-group meetings tailored to young people participating in politics and engaging within the party. We also operated a student affairs department that focuses on communicating the message of the party to students in tertiary institutions and established the party’s presence in 15 universities and 2 Polytechnics across the Northern and Southern Divide of Nigeria.
Feranmi prides himself as a community organizer both in and out of politics, helping to organize a new generation of Nigerians who care about and are affected by the same issues especially in the area of Politics, Technology and Policy. He serves on the Advisory board of startups both in Nigeria and Europe. He is a double master degree holder in Public Policy and Human Development from the United Nations University, Netherlands (UNU-MERIT)