Eight months after the maiden edition of the Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYLF) which was launched by His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, OJAJA II, Ooni of Ife as an epic movement for innovative economy space for Africa young populations and dubbed as the largest gathering of youths in Nigeria by Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare, has embarked on fulfilling one of its strategic core values which is to raise new generations of entrepreneurs through various mechanism.
His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni of Ife has officially launched Olofin Products under the Royal African Farm (RAF), a multipurpose organization which advances the vision of Agriculture as the resurgence of socioeconomic inclusiveness which is able to eradicate poverty in Africa, provides sustainable jobs for its vibrant young populations, reduce the extreme scale of importation and promote entrepreneurial culture through modern agro marketing enterprise, mechanization and industrialization.
According to the newly appointed Managing Director (MD) of Olofin Products by His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni of Ife, Amb. Barrister Habeeb Whyte Esq., with sense of awe and duty to this Royal calling unequivocally accepted the extraordinary leadership of Olofin Products bequeathed on him by His Imperial Majesty (H.I.M), Ooni of Ife.
He therefore dedicated his life to the service of humanity through the mission of Olofin Products as a weapon of socioeconomic development in Africa.
Habeeb Whyte who is an humanitarian foremost lawyer said, “as comprehensively set out by our Father, Kabiyesi Ooni Adimula Ife, Olofin Products which is an initiative of Royal African Farm (RAF) are mainly agro commodities that are “uniquely sourced, processed, packaged, distributed locally and globally to the international standards. Habeeb Whyte who was one of the maiden Royal African Young Leadership Forum (RAYLF) awardees alongside popular comedian, KennyBlaq, actor and skit maker, Lateef Adedimeji, Bello Shagari (the newly appointed RAYLF MD-Africa and Grandson of the first democratically elected President of Nigeria- Shehu Usman Aliyu Shagari GCFR), Seyi Awolowo (Grandson of the Nigerian nationalist and stateman, Chief Obafemi Jeremiah Oyeniyi Awolowo, GCFR) and of the Big Brother Naija fame, Woli Arole and others explicitly He further stated that Olofin products is committed to the growth of Africa’s Agricultural market through its transformative strategies, integration of modern innovation, constructive explorations of R&D, and provision of practical empowerment solutions schemes to young populations.
Ooni of Ife who is persuasively impressed with exceptional ground-breaking and excellent positive trajectories that are emanating from Nigeria young populations at the launch of Olofin Products, pointed out his overwhelming fulfilment to the immeasurable qualities of their accomplishments in Agriculture as alternative clusters of wealth creation. In line with his words, “Agriculture is adjudged as the bedrock of wealth distribution and global prosperity which is able to free Africa from unemployment, hunger and poverty”. He further stated that he is committed to searching, discovering and empowering exceptional young agropreneurs that are uniquely dedicated to building socio and economic footprint through Agriculture.
According to Ooni of Ife, the statistic of youth unemployment in Nigeria is very disturbing and therefore advised various strategic institutions in the country to strive to optimally unlock young populations superb qualities by encouraging their innovative business skills.
Olofin Products is championing the unemployment extinction roadmap in Africa and we are ready to forge greater collaboration with excellent partners towards this mission. As the Co-Chairman of the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria (NCTRN), he stated that “the menace of unemployment in Africa which is creeping deeper into the fabric of our society is our collective negligence. We must be tenacious in our fight against this colossal beast by creating a better mechanism; adopting modern Agricultural policies and practical strategies that are capable of combating its rapid expansion. Agriculture in Africa is the wealth of the world and we must form a consensus with our brilliant young populations in scaling up its business development and harnessing this God-given treasure as no nation can survive without it.