Nigerian Social Impact Lawyer, Aderonke Ige, 43 Others Named 2023 Chevening Scholars


The prestigious Chevening Scholarship was won by 44 Nigerians in 2023, according to the British Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office in Nigeria.


At a pre-departure event held for the latest scholars at the British House, Walter Carrington, Lagos, on September 6, 2023, the Deputy High Commissioner, Johnny Baxter, revealed that Chevening received over 70,000 applications from 160 countries across the globe, with 14,000 of those applications coming from Nigeria alone.


The Deputy High Commissioner further revealed that only 10,000 of those applications qualified for consideration. Out of the 10,000, 44 emerged scholars from Nigeria.


The luck 44 were selected through a thorough, rigorous and credible screening process.


One of the Nigerian Chevening Scholars is Lawyer and development advocate, Aderonke Ige, who has spent over a decade contributing to developments through community mobilisation, policy advocacy and social impact building in communities across…

Source: Leadership Newspaper