University of Ilesa Prepares for Operations at New Oil Processing Factory

UNILESA, Osun State, gears up for its integrated farm's apiculture and palm oil processing launch, announced by Vice-Chancellor Prof. Taiwo Asaolu. Asaolu hands over his farm, emphasizing its shift to support teaching and research. With ongoing expansion, including ranches and farming facilities, the university anticipates significant agricultural advancement.

University of Ilesa Prepares for Operations at New Oil Processing Factory

The University of Ilesa, Osun State, is gearing up for the commencement of operations at its integrated farm, including the apiculture section and palm oil processing factory, as announced by the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Taiwo Asaolu.

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The disclosure came during the official handover of Prof. Asaolu's farm to the university and the inauguration of its Faculty of Law buildings. Prof. Asaolu recounted the humble beginnings of the farm, which he initially considered his personal property, but later decided to donate to the institution for teaching and research purposes.

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While expressing excitement about the development, Prof. Asaolu cautioned against unauthorized farming or hunting activities on the farm, emphasizing that strict sanctions would be imposed on offenders.

Highlighting the farm's expansion, the Vice-Chancellor mentioned existing ranches for cows, sheep, and rams, along with ongoing construction of catfish ponds, rabbit and snail farms. Additionally, he revealed plans for the poultry and apiculture sections, a feed mill, and the palm oil processing unit to become operational in the near future.

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