Since 1983, JCI has recognized young persons who are exceptional, have excelled, created positive change, and inspired others with their work in various fields of endeavor such as Medicine, Humanitarian, Environment, Science, Business, Personal Achievement among others. JCI celebrates outstanding young persons for driving positive impact in their various communities.
These outstanding persons continue to inspire our youth to greatness and a better world. This is the guiding principle behind the annual Junior Chamber International (JCI) Ten Outstanding Young Persons (TOYP) Award.
Junior Chamber International (JCI) is a nonprofit organization of young active citizens aged 18 to 40 that are committed to creating positive change in their communities.
We are calling on every Nigerian to help us identify, by nominating, that young outstanding person you know who has, and is, excelling in any of the fields mentioned above. Let us celebrate our Citizens In Action!
Kindly visit www.toyp.jci.ng now to nominate an outstanding young person for the 2018 JCI TOYP in Nigeria Awards.
The 2017 Ten Outstanding Young Persons in Nigeria were honored with the prestigious JCI TOYP in Nigeria Award at a gala event in Lagos. Coincidentally, this also doubled as JCI Nigeria’s 60th Anniversary celebration which took Place at Glitz Event Center in Lekki, Lagos.
Of the ten awardees, two made it to the world stage at the JCI TOYP Awards in Netherlands. They were celebrated as Outstanding Young Persons in their respective fields in the world.
1. Adepeju Jaiyeola - for Medical Innovation, and
2. Imrana Alhaji Buba - for contribution to Children, World Peace and Human right.
Past JCI TOYPs in Nigeria Awardees include Rotimi Amaechi, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Ndidi Nwuneli, Ray Ekpu, Linda Ikeji, Dr. Ola Orekurin, Nduka Obaigbena, Kanu Nwankwo, Japhet Omojuwa, amongst many others.
Visit www.toyp.jci.ng to nominate now!
Voting has started since February 1st, 2018 and will close April 30th, 2018
VOTE ONLINE NOW!!!
SMS the nominee's shortcode from the table below to 33811.
|S/N||LAST NAME||FIRST NAME||CODE|
|2||OBAJI ||PHILIP JR||TOYP OBAJI|
|7||SOROCHI ||IJEOMA||TOYP SOROCHI|
|12||OYEWOLE ||SAWE||TOYP OYEWOLE|