Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Oyo State Governor Engineer Seyi Makinde and other top dignitaries yesterday joined FIFA Council Member, Amaju Melvin Pinnick for a tour of Brownhill Group innovative Green house farm in Oyo State.
The Former NFF President, who is the Chief Executive Officer of Brownhill Group, a company operating in various industries in Africa and other parts of the world, providing diverse services tailored to meet various needs. The organisation also specialises in marine support services, innovative agriculture production and services, hospitality, luxurious chauffeur services, properties, construction and engineering solutions.
Located in Fasola town, in Oyo west Local Council, the Green house farm original goal is to become one of the leading organically grown fresh food producers in the country and beyond, using the latest technologically advanced farming terms in the process.
As part of plans to transform existing under-utilised and moribund farm settlements in Oyo State to agribusiness industrial, Governor Seyi Makinde, alongside former President, Olusegun Obasanjo hailed the innovative idea of Brownhill Group and tasked them to keep the stride going.
"Fasola is an ideal location since it is in the heart of farmland, yet has easy access for distribution and the construction of the Greenhouse Farm is expected to create employment for over 1,000 people in the immediate area." Pinnick Said.
Speaking at the tour, Makinde reiterated his administration’s resolve to foster a rapid industrialisation path through encouraging manufacturing and agro-processing industries.
He continued: “The Greenhouse Farm will play a crucial role in advancing the state’s economy, reducing rural poverty and creating a better environment for investors in agro-food and allied sectors.
Amaju Melvin Pinnick, a former Nigeria Football Federation President and presently a FIFA Council Member is the Chairman of Brownhill Group, a company dedicated to cultivating the finest produce and embracing sustainable farming practices.