The secret of being a successful entrepreneur is to realize the problem affecting a place and try as much as possible to effect a change no matter how difficult it seems just like 28-year-old Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu who is saving Nigeria in rice production and consumption.
He is the founder and CEO of rice-mill company, FALGates, a rice mill producing a variety of rice products and raked in over $450,000 in 2017 based in Kaduna.
Abubakar Sadiq Mohammed Falalu is a Nigerian-based rice farmer based in Kaduna. He holds a degree in Management from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. He later when for his master’s degree in Entrepreneurship at the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC) in 2014.
When he discovered the problem of shortage of rice farmers and producers in Nigeria, how Nigeria consumes about seven million tons of rice per year yet only 2.7 million tons of rice are produced in the country, Falalu decided to take on the problem head-on.
Falalu has been recognized as one of the Africa’s most promising young business people in Forbes Under-30 List. Not only is he a brilliant entrepreneur, he is also a large employment of labour as he employs over 30 people at his factory in Kaduna and over 150 workers at farms in Niger and Kebbi.
The passionate farmer has always been a lover of farming even with his degrees abroad. He is very hardworking and vibrant in his bid to continue investing in Nigerian youths and the economic.