The Chevening Alumni Awards showcases Chevening’s impact through its alumni and a form of inspiration to younger alumni, the High Commission will be awarding some alumni at the event. All award presenters and recipients have been chosen based on their professional achievements and commitment to improving the Chevening network in Nigeria.
Award categories include:
Leadership Service Category
– Recognition of Leadership Service
- Public Service Category
- Excellence in Public Service Award
- Business and Social Service Category
-Excellence in Business Award
-Excellence in Social Development Award
- Lifetime Achievement Award
Tonight, Dr Herbert Wigwe would be receiving the “Excellence in Business Award”.
Chevening is funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations, it is a UK government international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders since 1983. Chevening offers two types of award – Chevening Scholarships and Chevening Fellowships – the recipients of which are personally selected by British Embassies and High Commissions throughout the world.