Fuji Music Icon K1 Ventures Into Guinea Fowl Farming, Aims To Make It A Staple

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News in brief:
– Renowned Fuji artist K1 is investing millions in guinea fowl farming across four locations in Nigeria, driven by a patriotic goal to enhance food security.
– His initiative aligns with the federal government’s vision of alleviating hardship, focusing on food security and poverty reduction, as he aims to reduce its prices for consumers.

Renowned Fuji music artist, Wasiu Ayinde Olasunkanmi Marshal, better known as K1, is reportedly investing millions of naira in guinea fowl farming.

A report says that the initiative extends beyond a personal business interests as it is fueled by a patriotic desire to ensure food security for the wider Nigerian community.

K1’s farms span hectares across four locations: Ilorin (Kwara State), Ibadan (Oyo State), Abeokuta (Ogun State), and his native Ijebuland (Ogun State). The geographical range is a substantial commitment to livestock production and potentially wider market reach.

Making this known to the media chat, the music star’s media aide, Kunle Rasheed, emphasised the importance of the move. He said it was in line with the federal government’s vision of alleviating hardship and was especially significant in helping to realise the administration’s focus on food security and poverty reduction.

Furthermore, K1’s foray into guinea fowl farming is believed to be a boost for the poultry sector, while transforming guinea fowl into a staple food across the country. The ambition signifies a long-term commitment and potentially larger-scale impact on the food landscape.

The Fuji music maestro’s media aide further added that the move was not only to increase availability of the birds, but to also significantly reduce the market price of same. Additionally, this accessibility focus underscores the social responsibility aspect of the venture, aiming to benefit consumers directly.

Overall, the statement acknowledges a growing demand for guinea fowl meat due to its perceived high-protein content. Analysts believe this augurs well for K1’s initiative, potentially facilitating faster market penetration and consumer uptake.

Joseph Akahome
Joseph Akahome
Joseph O Akahome (OJ) is a writer, with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Literature from the University of Benin. He is an avid agriculturist, with a bias for poultry and an insatiable appetite for chicken wings. When he is neither reading nor researching, he likes to spend recreational time playing board games, or swimming in serene forested lakes.


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