Human rights activist and #EndSARS campaigner, Rinu Oduala, has been awarded the Hurford Youth fellowship by the World Movement for Democracy.
This was contained in a statement by the organisation’s official Twitter page on Wednesday.
The tweet read, “Our 2023 Hurford Youth Fellows are here! Welcome Sofía Pozzo from #Paraguay, Kadir Cetin from #Turkey, Rinu Oduala from #Nigeria, and Chiranthi Senanayake from #SriLanka.
The fellowship “seeks to build the leadership skills and harness the potential of young democracy activists from around the world.
“Through the Program, young activists spend three months at the World Movement’s Secretariat, during which they expand their global connections, share experiences with other activists from democracy movements around the world, and contribute to the development of the World Movement for Democracy.”
Rinu Oduala also took to her Twitter page to share the good news, she wrote: “I’m excited to announce I’m now a Hurford Youth Fellow with the World Movement for Democracy. @MoveDemocracy.”