GRAND ADVISER/CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD
THE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA
Chief Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo, GCFR, Ph.D, a great farmer, a soldier, a peer of the realm for Africa who inspires the future of the African youths. He has more than 60 years’ experience on Governance, Leadership, Agriculture, Development and Nation Building. His experience in the Agricultural Industry is inexhaustible, we pride ourselves in this colossus for his advice, mentoring and guidance.
Steve Okeleji’s experience in Aquaculture and Fisheries Management spans over 20 years. He founded FISH SHOAL NIGERIA over 12 years ago as a student, focusing on fingerlings and juvenile’s production, presently with a production capacity of 5.2 million fish per annum. FISH SHOAL NIGERIA has worked with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Nigeria under the Fisheries Growth Enhancement Support Scheme, West African Agricultural Productivity Programme and the World Bank. Fish Shoal Nigeria also had a collaboration with Convention on Business Integrity (CBI) on a program called Business Innovation Facility (BIF) sponsored by the Department for International Development (DFID). This UKAID programme aimed to facilitate the market between small scale fish farmers and large-scale fish farmers and the market. He established AQUATIC HUB AFRIQUE NETWORK which focus on providing training and support for youths, women, small holder farmers, fresh graduates and players along the value-chain of Aquaculture. He is also the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of AQUASEAS COMPANY LIMITED. AQUASEAS manage the largest aquaculture outfit in Africa and is located in Bayelsa State, Nigeria.