Press Release

Oke-Ogun Youths launch Green Revolution to tackle Unemployment.

Oke Ogun Youth Association has announced the launch of its Green Revolution Scheme to tackle unemployment in the region .  

According to the press  release signed by the Project Coordinator, Bola Olalere, “ Oke Ogun Green Revolution is an initiative of Oke-Ogun Youths Association, aimed at encouraging young people to engage in profitable and commercial agriculture by creating a platform that will make the work easier and interesting to them.

Under the scheme, about 100 interested young farmers shall be organised, trainned and set up in a particular Agric. Business of their choice.

The scheme will involve in both cooperative farming and individual farming and will collaborate with agencies ,government and individual who shares in their vision .

“We have complained enough about underdevelopment of our region  without noticing the great resources God had giving us as a people and the potentials to turn our stories around; using our natural resources.”

“Oke Ogun area covers about over 60% of the entire land mass of Oyo state, with fertile land that can grow anything all season without fertilizer. The prosperity of our land now lies in our hand and on our land.” the release stated.

The  introductory project  of the scheme is in partnership with Niji Farms, Ilero, Oke-Ogun, Oyo State.

“Niji Farms is the biggest cassava grower in Africa with massive facilities to process about 100 tons of cassava daily into Starch, Garri , Flour, Fufu and other products.”

“Gracefully, the Chairman of Niji Group has agreed to partner with the association in training and engaging members of the association in cassava cultivation with the assistance from the CBN anchor Borrowers program.”

“500 acres of land have been acquired in Ipapo, Itesiwaju local Government for the first phase of this project.” The statement reads .

The scheme is open to Youths from OkeOgun area of Oyo State only. Interested members can log in to; for details.

Thank You


Bola Olalere (08028816867)



Preamble: To the glory of Olodumare, the summit held on the 15th of July at Iseyin City Hall as planned. The summit was attended by about 1500 youths from all the 10 local governments and from across the country. Apart from 130 participants who registered online before the summit, 769 others registered at the venue while there were about 400 secondary school students from across the region.

Guest Speakers: Apart from the representatives of youth councils from the various local governments who gave key note addresses , the welcome address was done by High Prince Leye Babalola ,a Chattered Tax Consultant based in Lagos and the Chairman Board of Trustees of the Association;


Dr Sola Adeleke – IITA,Ibadan

Professor – A A Ladele – University of Ibadan

Dr Olofintila – Yaba College of Technology, Lagos

Mr Bayo  Adeleke   – Non Executive Director, May and Baker Nigeria Plc

Aseyin of Iseyin and Onjo of Okeho also gave key note addresses while Mr Bimpe Aderonmu who represents Dr Ajuwon, the Chairman of OKe- Ogun Development forum also gave a key note address.

Good will messages were taking from the following politicians who were present:

The Deputy Governor, Otunba Moses Alake – Via projector

Mr Debo Adesina

Engr. Remi Olaniyan

Senator Fatai Buhari

Bar. Adebayo Shittu

Professor Adeolu Akande.

About 500 Copies Career Guide Books were distributed free to the secondary school participants

There were also light entertainment from indigenous and youth artists.

Food and drinks were served and certificate of participation was issued to some of the participants while we promised to prepare for the rest in a later date due to unexpected number of participants

There was no any security incident, the program was peaceful and all our delegates returned to their destination peacefully.

We also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Niji Farms Ilero for the training of 60 participants in the act of farming. The training is for 6 Months after which farm lands shall be allocated to them according to their capacity to start their faming career. The association is to pay stipend to the participants in the Agriculture Training for 3 months while Niji farms will pay them for the following 3 months. 


High Prince Leye Babalola – N100,000

Mr Mathew Olaegbe – N100,000

Otunba Moses Alake – N 250,000

Professor Dibu Ojerinde – N200,000

Engr. Remi Olaniyan – N120,000

Mr Isaac Omodewu – N 50,000

Messrs Niji Farms – N50,000

Professor Adeolu Akande –N100,000

Mrs Hannah Ogunesan – N 100,000

Senator Fatai Buhari – N200,000

Hon. Bosun Oladele – N100,000

Oke-Ogun LG And LCDAs – N160,000 

Romade Engineering – N15, 000

Eng. Ade Adepoju –N15, 000

Mr Moyo Ajekigbe – N100,000

Mr Debo Adesina – N50,000

Mr Kunle Olawoyin – N15,000

Total – N1, 425,000