Nigerians keep finding ways to make it despite the challenges they face. Farming that used to be the business of the unschooled has in recent times been attracting young citizens whose eyes are now opened to the immense opportunities in the sector.
In this report, Legit.ng will be showing five Nigerian youths who are holding their own in the agriculture industry. Below is the full list:
1. Eke Willaims Chibuzor
In 2020, Chibuzor's story went viral when he finally succeeded in farming after years of trying to turn it into a profitable venture.
The graduate who has OND, HND, and a degree said that he read business management at Imo State University. Chibuzor who showcased his bumper harvest of cucumbers revealed that people laughed at him when he began farming.
2. Larrison Kevin Agbo
Agbo in a post on social media made the limelight with his alternative system of farming. He shared photos of how he grew crops above the ground.
The man, however, revealed that the experimentation initially started as research work and he is very grateful that the farming is prospering well.
3. Ndifereke Gospel
He, however, said that he is limited by funds and could not get more land to expand his business as he would want to.
4. Mrs Zanga
The woman and her husband were much celebrated on Sunday, February 14, Valentine’s Day, for choosing to celebrate their love by going to their farmland.
Nigerian man who grows crops above ground showcases his farming style produce, says one doesn't need a farm
Sharing photos, the woman said since they could not afford the luxury of going out, they decided to spend some quality time cultivating their farm.
5. Chimdi Ibeawuchi
In 2020, Chimdi narrated how she made a massive profit by trading livestock bought from the north and sold to the southeast and made N10 million.
Despite the many challenges she faced on the job, the lady's business grew so well that she branched into other sectors in the industry.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Emmanuel Nworie, a Nigerian man who resorted to petty cassava farming after graduating with a first class in mathematics, left the shores of the country for the United States.
A university in Texas is sponsoring the young man for his PhD after he was discovered by a Nigerian man named Michael Taiwo.