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Foundation Holds Future Leaders Assembly to Educate School Children on Leadership

To celebrate the just concluded Children’s Day, the Dare Adeboye Foundation successfully held its inaugural Future Leaders Assembly on May 27, 2024. The event, aimed…

To celebrate the just concluded Children’s Day, the Dare Adeboye Foundation successfully held its inaugural Future Leaders Assembly on May 27, 2024.

The event, aimed at educating school children on leadership, brought together about 1,000 secondary school students and educators from across the region at the Redemption City in Ogun State.

The Future Leaders Assembly featured a series of interactive workshops, engaging talks, and hands-on activities designed to instil core principles of leadership, innovation, and ethical responsibility in the participating students.

Pastor Leke Adeboye, chairman of the Foundation’s board, emphasised the significance of nurturing young leaders.

He stated, “The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow. Our goal was to provide these young minds with the tools they need to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more. Leadership is about inspiring and empowering others, and we are committed to fostering this spirit in our children.”

One of the highlights of the event was the keynote address by Seyi Jolayemi, a renowned business leader, mentor, and Growth and Personal Development Coach who spoke on the role of “Young people in Nation Building”.

Jolayemi captivated the audience with her insights on leadership, innovation, and perseverance. She remarked, ” Leadership is a personal ability before it becomes something you do in relation to others. Leadership is your personal ability to become a person of importance, significance and achievement”. She further emphasised the importance of character building, communication, good people skills, and self-discipline as keys to becoming a good leader who will impact nations.

The Dare Adeboye Foundation believes that leadership education is critical for developing responsible, innovative, and ethical individuals who will drive positive change and contribute to a better society.” He gave a brief insight into the Foundation’s Impact Secondary School Project which is aimed at mentoring and raising young leaders in secondary schools across the country.

The conference also featured insightful presentations by Ayorinde AdeBello, Temitayo Olawale-Olatujoye, and Layomi Anifowoshe. Each speaker brought unique perspectives on leadership, covering essential concepts such as discovering purpose, goal setting, discipline, and mentorship.

The Dare Adeboye Foundation is dedicated to empowering youth through education, mentorship, and community development programs. Named in honour of the late Pastor Dare Adeboye, the Foundation strives to inspire and support young people in achieving their full potential and making a positive impact on society.

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