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Former NFF President And FIFA Council Member Amaju Pinnick Sets Eyes On Agro Allied Industry


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.


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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