National Pre-Selection Jury


SEPTEMBER 25TH, 2021 11AM – 2PM

Our Online and Onsite Jury Meetings remains the way by which the WSA National Expert for Nigeria selects Nigeria’s most innovative projects that improve society.

The Jury Criteria for selecting winners, by the National Expert and or the Pre-Selection Committee, as the National Nominees entail evaluating for the following:

1. Content Creativity – Creativity of idea and goals, Quality and dept of content, Innovation of the approach

2. Social Enterpreneurrial Aspects – Sustainability Economic potential

3. Digital Implementatuin – Design, Functiinality , Interactivity

4. Social Value

5. Social Inpact and Solidarity

1.Lead Producer:

Mr. Segun Oke

Project name:
Oga Donate
Project ID: 7020

Mr. Segun Oke is an Entrepreneur and an innovator, Former MD, Africa Impura Inc with over 20 years of work experience in Finance service operations, Strategic vision formulation, Operations , Control/Compliance , Auctioneering and Finance. He has attended notable business schools as Hult, MIT, Trium Global EMBA * LSE, NYU, HEC Paris). He is also a Certified Chattered Accountant. He is the founder and president of Bridgewaters Foundation
11.15 am – 11.35am
2.Lead Producer:

Mr Hamzat Lawal

Project name:
FollowTheMoney (FTM)

Project ID: 10003
Hamzat Lawal  is an activist who has successfully led grassroots campaigns in over 40 African countries with over 15 years experience in the non-profit sector and specializes in practical issues associated with Climate Change, Open Data, advocacy campaigns and development policies as it affects rural and deprived grassroots communities.
Hamzat is also the Founder of Follow The Money, a Pan-African grassroots data-driven movement and leads a team of technology and innovation-driven campaigners to amplify the voices of marginalized grassroots communities in promoting accountability as it affects utilization of public funds focusing on targeted communities across Africa. 
He is currently the Chief Executive of Connected Development (CODE),  He seats on several boards including the Executive Board of the largest Youth Movement in Africa: African Youth Initiative on Climate Change (AYICC), where he advises on communications strategies and campaigns using technology tools in shaping and actualizing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). He also seats on the board of the International & Local Non-profit and was recently selected to be on the advisory council board of the 2021/22 Global Citizen Fellowship program. 
He is a Malala Fund Education Champion and the co-founder of Social Voices, a digital publication rooted in practice of public service journalism, using a solutions-oriented reporting approach and has joined his voice on different platforms and policy influencing coalitions across Africa such as the Not Too Young To Run movement which drives youth political inclusion. Before his role at CODE, he was an Executive with the International Centre For Energy, Environment & Development (ICEED) working on high level advocacy for Nigeria’s energy needs and climate actions.
Hamzat was honored and recognized on the 2018 list of the world’s 100 most influential people in digital government by Apolitical, a global network for government, helping public servants find the ideas, people and partners they need to solve the hardest challenges facing our societies. It’s the first of its kind to show the international spread of the field, and includes individuals from every continent.
11.40 am – 12.05pm
Jury time always fun time. Wondering what democratic point amused me so much from friend there!

Spend time with winners.
Talk to winners.
Make friends with winners.

The conversations are next-level different.


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