Wilbahi Investments Ltd (WIL) is a fully indigenous multi-disciplinary Nigerian company with qualified and experienced professionals who are all specialists in their respective fields. To date we have over 20 000 hectares of prime agricultural land spanning 2 Local Government Areas in Edo State, Nigeria.

The company was incorporated in November 1990 to provide integrated and highly specialized services for the planning, preparation and implementation of developmental projects in Large-Scale Farming, Agricultural Consultancy, Real Estate Development, Engineering Construction and associated activities.

It was founded to achieve both technical and managerial excellence in the provision of qualitative, timely and cost-effective services both within and outside Nigeria. The company in partnership with some local and international companies provides technical and managerial input to meet up with international standards.

Wilbahi Investments Ltd maintains a strict ethical guidance that characterises the professional practice of the company. We strive to ensure optimum applicability and utilisation of effective tools of technology, economics, financial management and the inexhaustible flair to strike a balance between cost and functional benefit to the client and end user.

Key Staff

Board of Directors

Our Directors at Wilbahi Investment Ltd are a highly respectable group of Nigerians who have excelled in their respective disciplines fuelled by the many years of experience and deep rooted insight and knowledge that they have accumulated over the years..

Prince Solomon Aguele is a Petroleum Economist with a degree in Economics and M.sc in Petroleum Economics from the International Friendship University, Moscow in the former Soviet Union.

He began his career as a trained teacher and rose to the position of Head master before taking up employment in the Corporate World as a sales person and rising to the position of Managing Director/Chief Executive officer of the First Indigenous Gas Company in Nigeria, Grenigas Nigeria Ltd. He has extensive experience in Board Governance having been the Chairman of the Nigerian Gas Company, 2005-2007, Chairman, Benin-Owena River Basin Authority, Benin City and many more. He was also the former Chairman of the Edo State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) from 1998-2008.

He is a member of the Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industries, Nigerian/Canadian Chamber of Commerce and Industries and the South African/Nigerian Chamber of Commerce and Industries.

His wealth of experience covers a wide spectrum of disciplines through his membership on several Boards and Trustee Group. He is also a community leader.

Dr. Daukoru is a highly experienced Petroleum Geologist. He holds a PhD in Geology from Imperial College, England. He had worked with Shell Petroleum Development Company Limited from 1970 – 1992. He rose to the position of Divisional Manager Western Division and later General Manager and Executive Director Exploration.

Dr. Daukoru was the Group Managing Director of NNPC, 1992 – 93, a period when the PPMC coastal fleet was at its peak with attendant problems of demurrage which were effectively controlled. He has several scientific papers and public lectures to his credit and is a Fellow of Nigerian Mining & Geo-Science Society.

Dr. Bokanga is a food scientist who has been involved in agricultural research and development for the past 15 years. He is an Executive Director African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF). Bokanga worked as Industrial Development Officer
(Agro-industries) with the Regional Industrial Development Centre of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in Abuja, Nigeria. He has also served as Research Scientist with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) for 13 years (1989-2002); as a Visiting Professor of Food Science at the Alabama A & M University in Normal, Alabama and as Research Associate with Westreco Inc., a Nestlé Research Company based in New Milford, Connecticut, USA. While at IITA, Bokanga developed technologies for processing cassava into new products, which were deployed in over a dozen African countries among them Benin, Chad, Ghana, Madagascar, Nigeria, Tanzania and Togo.

He has published several papers on the biochemistry and health implications of cyanogenesis in cassava, and was instrumental in the formation of the Working Group on Cassava Safety (WOCAS) in 1994, a sub-committee of the International Society for Tropical Root Crops (ISTRC).  The main function of WOCAS is to monitor progress in the understanding and handling of issues related to cassava safety due to the cyanogenesis of the crop. Bokanga is the current chair of ISTRC-AB, the African branch of the ISTRC. He holds a masters degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and a doctorate from Cornell University in the USA.

Ms. Wilma Aguele is the Chief Responsibility Officer. She is responsible for Projects Acquisition and New Business Development.

Ms. Wilma Aguele has been extensively involved in corporate management in the past 15 years. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Relations and a postgraduate study in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California - USA. She is a member of the Nigerian/British Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Nigeria/South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry amongst others. She has attended several conferences and workshops on international services and management generally.

Ms. Wilma brings her vast experience in the Corporate World to bear on all her activities. She seats on the Board of several multimillion naira companies and developed businesses running into several millions of dollars within and outside Nigeria.

Her interests are in marketing & business development.

Princess Edith Aguele is the Group Executive Director Finance & Projects. She has extensive experience in Project and Financial Management with Wilbahi Group since September 2000. She has her working experience in Corporate Financial Management from several American Corporations before joining Wilbahi Group. She is an entrepreneur and an investor, as well as a Board Member in several companies in Nigeria.

Princess Edith holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and an MBA in Finance from the University of La Verne, California U.S.A. She is a Full Member of Nigerian Institute of Management, Member of the Institutes of Directors (Nigeria & UK) and has attended several conferences on corporate leadership and management, locally and internationally. She has been given several awards in recognition of her contributions to Corporate Management and Community Services in Nigeria. She brings her vast experiences to the Wilbahi Group to guarantee client satisfaction.

Her interests are in strategic planning, project development, finance and management.

Equipment

Wilbahi’s equipment consists of the following:

6

Tractors

3

Combine Harvesters

2

Oil Palm Extractor Machines

2

Planters

3

Haulage Trucks

10+

Water Sprinklers

3

Cassava Flour Processors

6

Tipper

5

Concrete Mixer

5

Pick-Up Van

4

Water Pumps

3

Telescopic Crane

4

Water Tankers

2

Rollers

2

Graders

4

Block Moulder

4

Concrete Vibration Machines

3

Terrazo Polishing Machines

10+

Acrow Steel Props and Scaffolds

3

Bulldozers

3

Excavators

2

Asphalt Laying Machine

Community Affairs, Safety, Health, Environment & Security (CASHES)

Wilbahi Investments Ltd is fully committed to a policy of responsible and ethical practices that protect communities in its areas of operation and ensures the safety, health, security and environmental protection of the communities.

Quality Assurance
and Quality Control

As part of its QA/QC policy, Wilbahi Investments Ltd ensures that all its projects are executed to internationally accepted standards with the client’s quality requirements as a top priority.

Associate Firms

Wilbahi Investments Ltd has collaborative partnership with the following companies:

GTZ German Development Co-operation, Germany

Silver Acres Ltd
Abuja – Nigeria

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan – Nigeria

Nigeria Institute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), Benin – Nigeria

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