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January 26, 2022

Investors from the Abeokuta Chambers of Commerce Industry, Mines and Agriculture (ABEOCCIMA) have made known their intention to invest in the University’s agricultural value chain.

            Revealing this during a visit to the University, the President, ABEOCCIMA, Sir Jare Oyesola said both local and international investors are interested in investing in critical areas that the University has comparative advantages.

            According to Sir Oyesola, the group is also desirous of collaboration and partnership with FUNAAB on student’s exchange which he noted would promote employment, reduce youth unemployment and ensure food security.

Responding, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Development), Professor Olusola Kehinde assured the team of the willingness and readiness of the institution to go into collaboration with willing investors with a view to promoting food security, foreign exchange earnings and employment. He therefore led the investors round the University’s facilities.

The DVC (Development) reiterated the resolve of the University to partner with public-spirited individuals and corporate bodies in taking the institution to greater heights.

            Facilities visited were the Cashew Processing Unit, Palm wine Processing Unit, Palm Oil Production Centre, FUNAAB Alpha Chicken and Cattle Production Venture.

            Other members of the group on the visit include Iyalode Alaba Lawswon, Mr. Adesanya Babatola, Mr. Ibrahim Bada, Mr. Maku, among others.

Last Updated on January 26, 2022 by FUNAAB


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