Oriental Energy Resources Ltd, an oil company, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), is to establish ten thousand hectares of commercial farm in the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN).
According to NAN, the Executive Chairman of the oil company, Alhaji Muhammadu Indimi, has sent a delegation to the university to explore this possibility.
The school bulletin, also disclosed that the delegation was led by the son of the multi-billionaire oil magnate, Alhaji Ibrahim Indimi.
The University quoted Indimi as saying that, “10,000 hectare farm, which will be sited on the university campus, will be a community-focused, mechanized farm that will prioritize the university’s host community.”
Indimi added by saying, “If similar situation is obtainable in other institutions in the country, Nigeria would have been much better, developed and safer for all citizens to live in.”
The institution assured the investors of the readiness and competence of relevant units and professionals in the services of the university to offer qualitative feasibility services to the company.