ROLE MODEL OF THE WEEK, YEMI SOILE -PUBLIC SPEAKER, ENTREPRENEUR & YOUTH EMPOWERMENT ADVOCATE

Yemi Soile is a youth leader, public speaker, entrepreneur and youth empowerment advocate.

He is the Founder and Head Coordinator of Nigerian Students’ Union UK and Nigerian youth in diaspora organisation. He is the C.E.O of Nigerian Youth television and Assistant Project lead at the Annual Commonwealth Africa Summit in London.

Yemi organises youth events and delivers inspirational speeches that move young people to act on social problems, shake off mediocrity, turn their potentials into performance and live up to their greatness.

He holds a BSc in Politics and Business and an Advanced Diploma in Administrative Management from the Institute of Administrative Management, UK. He is currently studying for a Master’s degree in International Project Management and is a member and badge holder of the Association for Project Management, the chartered body for the project profession

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He has received several awards for his dedication and contribution towards youth development and empowerment both in the UK and in Nigeria.

In June 2014, Yemi was named and awarded as one of the 100 most outstanding Nigerians in the UK from 1914 – 2014, at the Nigerian Centenary Awards UK Celebration.

On the 6th of December 2015, Yemi won the ‘Nigerian Youth Achiever of the year award UK’ at the Inaugural ‘Central Association of Nigerians in the UK’ Awards Dinner.

 

In May 2016, Yemi was appointed by the Central Association of Nigerians in the UK as its Youth Committee Chairman, so as to implement its vision of empowering and engaging more Nigerian youth in the UK. He served in this role until May 2017.

In his spare time, Yemi enjoys playing football, reading inspirational books and listening to music.

 

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