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RICHARD ADEWOYE

CEO

Richard Adewoye is a seasoned agriculturist with over three decades of post-graduation working experience on diversified agricultural projects.

More specifically, he worked as Farm Manager with the AG Leventis Agricultural Project for a period of 8 years in 3 of their farm establishments listed below;

i. Kupa Farms in Abugi, Kogi state of Nigeria, on a 500-hectare irrigated rice project.
ii. Agricultural Seed Limited in Zaria, Nigeria, where he supervised hybrid maize seed production through contract farmers.
iii. Plateau Foods Limited in Jos, Nigeria where he supervised the field production, harvesting, packaging and export of babycorn, green peas and okra to the UK.

In 2010 Richard Adewoye was employed by the Landmark University, Nigeria with the mandate to establish a commercial, fully-integrated mechanized farm for the young Institution. This was accomplished in 2014.

Thereafter he was seconded to a sister institution, Covenant university, Canaaland, Ota Nigeria, where he supervised both the nursery operation and the field-establishment of over a thousand hectares of oil palm plantation.

He retired from his appointment as a tenured staff of the University in April, 2021 to focus on his passion: (Agricultural Management and Consultancy) and Jil Agro Industrial Services has provided an excellent platform for this.

OLALEKAN DAVID

Head of Administration Department

Olalekan David oversees the Administration and Personnel Department of Jil Agro. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics

Olalekan David has worked in similar capacity, and had acquired a robust working experience before joining Jil Agro

Aside his rich experience in administrative matters, Olalekan David also has a great passion for field works and sometimes he spends more time working in the field to ensure that operational targets are met.

DR. ADELEKE FOLUKE BEATRICE

Head of Training and Advocacy

She obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture, a Master and a Ph.D. in Agricultural extension, all from the University of Ilorin, Nigeria.

She also hold a Postgraduate Diploma in Education and Scientific Writing Skills from Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria, and the University of Ghana, Accra respectively.

She is a change agent and have accomplished a lot her practical experience and professional skills in working with small-holder farmers (including youths and women who are marginalized) for over eight years. She also have been involved in small and medium-scale business development at various levels, including training and mentoring, supervision, evaluation, and project management among others. She has a passion for transforming lives through motivation, support, advisory, and capacity building.

Before joining the Jil Agro group, she has worked as the Head of Agric./Senior Agronomist Consultant support to Psaltry International Company Limited, an organization with more than 3500 out-growers and in-grower farmers that process cassava tubers to food-grade starch, high-quality cassava flour, and sorbitol daily. She has trained more than 8,500 cassava farmers through the Train the Trainers model in South West Nigeria, under IDH- The Sustainable Trade Project, British American Tobacco Foundation, Nigeria (BATNF), and Alliance for Green Revolution in Africa to mention a few, for the sustainability of raw materials for Psaltry International Company Limited, Ado-Awaye. She is a member of the Agricultural Extension Society of Nigeria (AESON) and also a member of the Private Sector Advisory Group (PSAG Cluster 5)

NASIRUDEEN ADEKOLA

Accountant

Mr Adekola obtained a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from the Lagos State University in 2002.

He joined the Jil Agro team recently, and has brought all his work experience to bare on the company's operations. Mr Adekola is also currently, a trainee accountant at the professional level (final) with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN).

EMMANUEL BAMIDELE

Head of Field Operations

LEmmanuel Bamidele is a graduate of AG Leventis Foundation School of Agriculture, Ilesha, Nigeria.

LEmmanuel Bamidele is a graduate of AG Leventis Foundation School of Agriculture, Ilesha, Nigeria. His raw strength, passion for field works and his over 10 years' experience in Agro-forestry and farm setups has prepared him adequately for his current position and assignments in Jil Agro.

AINA TAYO

Secretary

Aina Tayo holds a bachelor degree in Economics from the Ahmadu Bello University Zaria, Nigeria.

He previously worked in a similar position at ZTE, a Chinese Multinational Company before joining the Jil Agro team.

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