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Business News of Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Source: Legit

39-year-old Rotimi Williams owns Nigeria's second largest rice farm

It is obvious that Nigerian youths are beginning to take over some major businesses in the country.

They have proven that they have what it takes to be good leaders and entrepreneurs.

A 39-year-old man identified as Rotimi Williams is not just ambitious but enterprising.

The young man is the owner of the second largest rice farm in Nigeria. The land is reportedly sitting on 45,000 hectares of land.

According to Forbes, Williams was once a journalist, and has employed over 600 people in Nasarawa to work on his farmland. This young man gathered all his farming skills using Google.

Williams attended King’s College in Lagos, after which he proceeded to the University of Aberdeen where he graduated with a degree in Economics.

He also obtained a Master’s Degree in Economics from the same institution.

About how he acquired his hectares of land, Williams revealed that he did not start up on his own but became a part-owner of about 17,296 hectares of farmland where he agreed to share the profits made from the farm produce.

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