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Matadors Leadership Institute births Teenagers Leadership Club for Nigerian Teens



The Matadors Leadership Institute has launched a learning community for teenagers called the Teenagers Leadership Club, TLC.

TLC according to the Executive Director of Matadors Leadership Institute, Adedayo Adeniyi was designed to teach teenagers leadership values and change their mindset positivelg towards the political and economic development of Nigeria.

The club which was launched on Friday, 18th of September was part of activities to mark the birthday celebration of Mr. Adeniyi.

Adeniyi noted that the teens would have hands-on training on hard skills like adire, sculpturing, facinators and hat making.

Speaking on the importance to have teenagers learning values of leadership , Adeniyi, said Teenagers in Nigeria has what it takes to compete with teenagers anywhere in the world.

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“We just need a different mindset towards our value systems and develop innovative solutions to the problems we have.

The teenagers were thankful that a club such as this was established in their neighborhood and promised to be active members and try to see that things change in their community. The club meetings would be held at Eduvation Hub, zone 5, behind Emmanuel Hospital, Capital, Osogbo on Tuesdays and Thursdays by 12:30pm.

At the program, notable personalities like Hon. Bamidele Salam, Member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Adewunmi Adeyemi, Member of Osun State House of Assembly and Pastor Peter Imoh of House on the Rock Church, Osogbo were around to share their experiences on Leadership. Hon. Bamidele Salam lauded this initiative and gave some copies of his book “Leaders of our dream 1” to Matadors Leadership Institute to give to the teenagers.

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Hammed Tajudeen is the editor in-chief of Blaze News, holds Higher National Diploma(HND) in Mass Communication, graduated from Osun State Polytechnic, Iree.