Agbeyewa Farms Launches Community Development Foundation to Empower Ekiti State


Agbeyewa Farms Launches Community Development Foundation to Empower Ekiti State

Agbeyewa Farms, a subsidiary of Cavista Holdings, today formally launched the Agbeyewa Farms Community Development Foundation (AFCDF), aimed at investing in various community development initiatives to enhance the quality of life of citizens of Ekiti State.

The foundation’s launch took place today during a retreat for selected traditional rulers in Ekiti on the traditional institution and private investment promotion in Ekiti State. Distinguished guests at the event included the Governor of Ekiti State, represented by the Commissioner for Chieftaincy and Home Affairs, Hon. Ojo Atibioke, Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Adeoye Aribasoye, Hon. Commissioner for Agriculture and Food Security, Ebenezer Boluwade, Commissioner for Infrastructure and Public Utility, Prof Mobolaji Aluko and other notable attendees.

The foundation, with a steadfast commitment to uplifting communities, will focus on five key areas: Education, Economic Empowerment, Health, Sports and Environmental Sustainability. By addressing these vital sectors, the foundation aims to foster holistic development and sustainable progress within the region.

In his address, Dele Odufuye, the Executive Director of Cavista Holdings, emphasized the foundation’s alignment with Cavista’s overarching mission to create enduring value for all stakeholders and transform lives and communities. He highlighted the pivotal role of Agbeyewa Farms in funding the foundation’s initiatives, underscoring the company’s dedication to corporate social responsibility and community welfare.

“The launch of the Agbeyewa Farms Community Development Foundation marks a significant milestone in our ongoing commitment to serving and empowering the people of Ekiti State,” stated Dele Odufuye. “Through strategic investments in education, healthcare, sports, environmental sustainability, and economic empowerment, we aim to catalyze positive change and unlock the full potential of our communities.”

He disclosed that the Foundation had already successfully executed several initiatives over the last 2 years, with the most recent being the organization of a medical outreach, the sponsorship of the Agbeyewa football Cup competition for Ekiti State secondary schools, as well as the donation of food palliatives during the last Christmas, Easter and Sallah holidays.  

The foundation’s establishment heralds a new era of collaborative efforts and impactful initiatives aimed at fostering inclusive growth and prosperity in Ekiti State. With a focus on sustainability and social impact, Agbeyewa Farms remains steadfast in its mission to create a brighter future for generations to come.

For more information about the Agbeyewa Farms Community Development Foundation and its initiatives, please visit

About Agbeyewa Farms

Driven by its vision to become the most successful Agro-allied company in Africa, Agbeyewa Farms Limited, a proud member of Cavista Holdings, is leading the charge in agro-allied innovation in Southwest Nigeria, with significant investments in Ekiti State.  

Guided by our visionary founder and chairman, Niyi John Olajide (who is also the driving force behind Axxess, a leading home healthcare technology company in the US), Agbeyewa Farms is dedicated to creating world-class food and cash crops, as well as offer innovative solutions that connect farmers with markets, people with food, and communities with prosperity.

Its operations span the cultivation, aggregation, and sale of key crops – cassava, yam, and maize, with a broader outlook on other profitable crops such as vegetables, tomatoes, pepper, plantain, melon, etc. The company also provides equipment leasing, vehicle & farm equipment repairs, as well as commercial fumigation services to other businesses in South-west Nigeria.

As part of its commitment to the development and empowerment of the communities where it operates, the company has also invested significantly in various Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in the areas of Education, Economic Empowerment, Environmental Sustainability, Health and Sports, and this is executed through the Agbeyewa Farms Community Development Foundation. AFCDF

About Cavista Holdings

Cavista Holdings Limited, established by visionary entrepreneur and investor, John Niyi Olajide, is a dynamic and rapidly expanding investment holding company with a global footprint across four continents.

With strategic investments spanning Nigeria, Botswana, the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, India, the Philippines, and New Zealand, Cavista Holdings delivers innovative products and services that enrich the lives of millions worldwide.

Our diversified portfolio encompasses key sectors including Agriculture, Hospitality, Technology, and Financial Services, reflecting our commitment to driving sustainable growth and fostering prosperity.

Beyond financial metrics, Cavista Holdings is dedicated to community empowerment, environmental sustainability, and purposeful initiatives that generate lasting value and catalyze positive change in society.

For more information, please visit or contact Uchenna Ibemere – [email protected] 

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