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The Okomu Oil Palm Company was established in 1976 as a Federal Government pilot project aimed at rehabilitating palm oil production in Nigeria. At inception, the pilot project covered a surveyed area of 15 580 hectares out of which 12 500 hectares could be planted with oil palm. It was incorporated on December 3, 1979 as a limited liability company.
As part of efforts to shore up its revenue base, the company acquired and installed a 1.5T /h Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFB) mill in 1985 to begin to process its FFB. Prior to the installation of the mill, the company derived its revenue from the sale of FFB.
By December 31, 1989, 5 055 hectares of the estate had been planted. The company also began infrastructural developments on the estate at that period. The facilities included office blocks, workshops/stores, staff quarters, a petrol station, a powerhouse and a primary school for children of the company’s staff members.Learn More
MISSION STATEMENT: to be Nigeria’s leading agro-business, through the efficient and effective management of our various plantations by a highly motivated workforce, working in harmony with our other stakeholders, and continuously returning favourable results to our shareholders.
Okomu Oil Palm Company PLC is not just another company, but rather it is an epitome of excellence not only in products but also in managing her resources.
The workers are perceived as the greatest assets of the company consequently high premium is placed on its human resources.Read More
Our people are the most active ingredient in our production processes, our production have been qualitative as well as quantitative.Read More
We are committed to environmentally sustainable business practices at all stages of production and thus strives for conservation, protection, and rehabilitation.Read More
Oct, 7 2019
Workers in the Okomu Oil Palm Plantation displayed rear love for nature and biodiversity when they rescued a baby Elephant estimated to be between two and three months old and handed it over to the officials of the National Park for re-integration to its natural habitat.Read More
Sept, 9 2019
The Okomu Oil Palm Company PLC hereby announce that some obsolete materials are available for disposal at some of our stores.
ENTRY CLOSES Friday 27th September 2019 by 3:00PM
INSPECTION TIME: Wednesday 4th – Friday 27th September 2019 (8:00 AM – 3:00PM DAILY)
Realising the importance of synergy, partnership and collaborations in contemporary management and leadership, the Conservator-General and Chief Executive of National Park Service, Ibrahim Musa Goni has demonstrated that for the Park Service to chart a new course for itself in terms of development and recognition, it needs to proactively reach out to institutions and agencies in both the public and private sectors including Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs).
Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc has been identified as an important landscape for African Grey parrots in Nigeria this is after series of surveys to determine seasonal patterns of behaviour and habitat usage of the parrot. An overnight roosting location was identified in the nursery of Okomu Oil Palm Plc. Another a roosting location close to the Araukwa Stream within the Okomu National Park was identified among the over twenty forest sites across the southern part of Nigeria.
The rich culture of the various ethnic groups in Nigeria took centre stage on Friday 12th July when pupils of Okomu Staff School held their 2019 cultural day celebration.The event is in recognition of the significance of a people’s culture as their identity and also that the best time to teach children their culture is at the early stages of their lives.
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The Managing Director Okomu Oil Palm Company Plc Dr Graham Hefer says the safety of everyone begins with them. Dr Hefer made this known during the 2019 HSE awareness week tagged, My HSE Culture; be
aware, be safe.
Dr Hefer said the company takes the safety of its staff and visitors seriously hence the introduction of various policies adding that the company has also invested in creating a safe work environment for all workers in addition to the Personal protective equipment, PPE provided for workers and also the regular training and retraining of its workforce.
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