Nigerian Man Becomes a Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES) 

Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES).
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Jake Okechukwu Effoduh, a young Nigerian man, has excelled in academics and has been recognized as a Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES).

He posted on LinkedIn expressing his joy to everyone to know that he is now a Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES). He is also an Advanced Scholars Fellow with the center for law, technology, and society at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

The Queen Elizabeth Scholar (QES) program was instituted to honor the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II’s accession to the throne.

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“This program represents a unique opportunity to mobilize a dynamic community of young global leaders across Canada to create lasting impacts both at home and abroad through cross-cultural exchanges encompassing international education, discovery and inquiry, and professional experiences.” According to the program website

Jake Okechukwu Effoduh got his first degree from the University of Abuja, his master’s degrees in law from the University of Oxford, UK, and York University, Canada, and got his  Ph.D. at the Osgoode Hall Law School in Canada.

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Okechukwu was an assistant lecturer in the faculty of liberal arts and professional studies in New York.