Ekiti-born medical doctor Tope Aroge, has found fortune in processing cassava into flour, starch and animal feed. After eight years in the business, he is encouraging others to explore opportunities across the sector, DANIEL ESSIET reports.
A 28-year-old Ekiti born medical doctor, Dr. Temitope Aroge, has always wanted to be a businessman. The founder and Chief Executive Officer, Arog Bio Allied Agro Services Limited, has his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery,(MBBS) from the University of Ilorin, Kwara State.
But within a few months after his youth service, his entrepreneurial instincts got the better part of him .Now Aroge sees cassava as gold. He made a fairly dramatic career change when he switched from medicine to cassava farming . He chose to be a full time farmer.
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