THIS IS AFRICA’S CENTURY
CASSINI FARMS WILL LEAD THIS
BE PART OF HISTORY
Agriculture in Africa is bedevilled by problems
Lack of modern agronomic practice &
Lack of equipments and mechanized
Agriculture is not treated as a 21st
Lack of highly skilled staff and
Lack of regulation or organisation within
the agricultural industry in Nigeria
Lack of access to financing
We are providing solutions to
these challenges and building the
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Ressy Akhigbe – Chairperson, Cassini Farms. Has 14 years experience in the financial services
industry in Nigeria. She has led several units and departments in Standard Trust Bank and United Bank for
Africa involved in operations and transaction banking.
Mrs. Akhigbe brings to the Board her expertise on Corporate Governance principles, creation of business
processes and procedures and she is a strong voice on business ethics
Bolaji Lawal – CEO, Cassini Farms. Has 14 years experience in the Financial services industry in
Nigeria across retail and investment banking. The CEO brings to bear his experience in business
development, strategic planning, risk management, financial analysis, development of operational processes
and procedures, corporate finance, policy formulation and review.
The CEO acted as adviser (on fixed income securities, stock market and portfolio management) to several
institutional investors such as insurance companies, pension fund administrators, telecommunications
companies (creation of assets) etc. Bolaji Lawal has also been involved in the development of economic
development plans for different states in Nigeria.
Mr. Lawal brings to Cassini Farms strategic vision and business development
Dr. Abiodun Claudious-Cole – Director. Dr. Abiodun Claudius-Cole has a Ph. D in Crop
Protection. As a lecturer at the University of Ibadan, she has been engaged in teaching research and
community development in various aspects of agriculture for about 20 years.
She specializes in pest and disease diagnosis and management of agricultural crops; development of new
technologies to enhance agricultural productivity; development of feasibility studies of agricultural ventures;
risk assessment, analysis and management of agricultural production and capacity building in the areas of
good agricultural practices (GAPS).
Dr. Cole is at the forefront, and leads a team of agronomist in developing the most modern and up to date
agronomic practice at Cassini Farms
Mr. Wilson Igbaifua – Consultant. Mr. Igbaifua has over 25 years experience across various
sectors of agriculture in Nigeria. He has worked as a farm manager, marketing manager, export and
commercial manager, research officer and is a consultant to several organisations.
He brings to the organisation practical insights gathered over a 25 period on the farm.