...nurturing transformational public leaders 


Public space leaders are the drivers of public prosperity and development. The role these leaders play is too important that they should be identified and brought into an ecosystem where they can enjoy peer learning, peer support, and peer review.

Scope of Public Leadership

Public Leadership encompasses different spheres including political leadership – elected and appointed in democratic societies; professional leadership in public services including clinical leadership in health, public managers in local and state governments; police & security leadership; Media leadership, community or civic leadership in formal and informal roles.

The Africa Centre for Public Leadership is an arm of Fled International Leadership Institute established in 2022.

Our mission is to inspire transformative approach to public leadership that delivers greater impact for public interest.

Amb. Alfred Nnam of the Uganda High Commission to Nigeria and Dr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Chukwu, afpl, of the University of Abuja, during her induction into Public Leadership.

Mandate of The Centre 

    1. To recommend specialized Public Leadership training for senior public leaders at FLED Institute.
    2. To oversee the processes of evaluating qualified individuals leading to their Induction into Public Leadership by the Centre.
    3. To offer advice and support to government and private institutions on how to mainstream Leadership training in their systems.
    4. To supervise and ensure that inducted leaders at the Centre undertake Mandatory Continuing Professional Development (MCPD) organized by the Fled International Leadership Institute.
    5. To initiate Peer Review processes for public leaders in different private and public institutions in Nigeria.
    6. To organize public discourse and seminars to raise awareness about effective, values-driven Public Leadership.
    7. To work out modalities that will result in Fled Institute collaborating with interested Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria to introduce non-academic leadership Courses as an integral part of their educational development programming.
    8. To carry out any other functions that may be assigned to the Centre by FLED Institute, from time to time.

Other roles include

  1. To evaluate applications and approve those qualified for induction.
  2. To conduct pre-induction training for confirmed applicants.
  3. To arrange, organize, and complete all requisite processes leading to the final induction of qualified candidates.
  4. To maintain a register of inducted leaders who eventually become Members of the FLED Alumni Association– FAA.
  5. To supervise operations of FLED Alumni Association – FAA
  6. To regularly publish the list of Inducted members who are qualified for leadership category upgrade, from time to time.
  7. To carry out any other functions that may be assigned to the Centre by FLED Institute, from time to time.

About Public Leadership Induction

To be inducted into Public Leadership is a way to translate an individual from being a Private Citizen into a Public Citizen. It means submitting one’s private and public life to public scrutiny. It means committing to serving the public for the public interest at all times.

Who is qualified to apply for Induction?

  • If you lead an organization- a business, an NGO, a school, or any such
  • If you are at mid-level management and above in your company or organization
  • If you are on grade level 10 and above in the public service
  • If you are a fully employed professional and desire to continue to build your leadership competence in a community of learning leaders.
  • If you are in the academia or a private citizen seeking to professionalize your leadership practice. 

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FLED International Leadership Institute is a postgraduate leadership school and research Institution established in 1999 and approved by Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Education to offer Professional Certification in leadership practice. 

For more information, contact

The Director

Africa Centre for Public Leadership

FLED International Leadership Institute

Plot MF 57 Cadastral Zone

KMC Street, Karu Site, Abuja

Tel/Whatsapp: +234-708 015 7176

Email: induction@flededu.org

L-R: Mr. Obadiah Tohomdet, Hfi; Mr. Femi Adesina, fpl, former SSA to President Buhari on Media & Publicity, Dr. Joseph C. Ibekwe, FLED President, and Amb. Chinenye Amene, afpl, when Mr. Adesina was presented with the Honourary Fellow in Public Leadership, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Pst. Dr. John Dara, two-term Presidential Contestant, displays his Honourary Fellow in Public Leadership 
Dr. Sam Amadi, Director, Abuja School of Governance, displays his Honourary Fellow in Public Leadership Award.