To provide development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.
To be the leading global network of young active citizens.
Taking action & providing sustainable solutions.
Junior Chamber International Nigeria, an affiliate of Junior Chamber International is a conglomerate or an amalgamation of young active citizens devoted to taking actions and creating impact in our communities. As young active citizens, our impact cuts across the 36 states of the federation. We develop the skills, knowledge and understanding to make informed decisions and take action.
Everyday in over 100 communities.
As globally minded young people, we all have rights, responsibilities and share goals. We find targeted solutions to local issues benefitting our communities, our world and our future. Embracing new ideas, collaboration and diversity, we have the passion and courage to address the critical challenges of our time.
JCI Nigeria, an affiliate of Junior Chamber International, was founded on 9th march, 1957 through Otunba Bola Adewunmi, a young man who travelled to the United States as a reporter, where he joined and learnt more about Junior Chamber International. On returning to Nigeria, Otunba assembled young men of like minds to start the JCI movement in Nigeria. The first meeting was held on 9th March 1957 at the Brostow Hotel, Lagos.
Junior Chamber International Nigeria has over 100 Local Organization (both City and Collegiate Chapters) and over 2,500 Active Citizens membership base. JCI Nigeria relies on her Active citizen’s base; young leaders and entrepreneurs that are committed towards creating impact in their communities.
Since the founding of Junior Chamber International Nigeria 61 years ago, the organization has embarked on several projects that have contributed to national development. JCI Nigeria continues to assume key roles in community development, providing development opportunities to young people in the Nigerian society.