Akanbi Akeem Olasunkanmi graduated from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Oyo State in 2014 (Bachelor of Technology degree) in Animal Production and Health with Second Class Upper honour. He has since been inducted into the Nigerian Institute of Animal Science (NIAS). He proceeded for his Master’s degree in Technology and Processing of Animal Products at the University of Ibadan, Oyo State in 2017. Prior to the first and second degrees, he also had an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) in Animal Health and Production Technology at the Federal College of Animal Health and Production Technology, Moor Plantation, I.A.R & T, Ibadan, Oyo State where he graduated with Distinction in 2008.
He began his field experience with the Ministry of Agriculture, Asero, Abeokuta, Ogun State during his Industrial Training in 2008. He has also worked with Mikky-T Farms Limited, Podo, Ibadan where he was the Assistant Supervisor in charge of the breeder farm of about 30,000 capacity. Together with the team, they achieved over 85% hatchability while he was there.
In 2014, he was posted to County Choice Farms Limited during his NYSC programme where he was in charge of the Brooding and Rearing Unit of the poultry department. The Brooding and Rearing unit was established when he joined County Choice Farms and he achieved a mortality rate of less than 3%.
At the completion of the mandatory NYSC programme in 2015, he was retained as the Supervisor in-charge of the Brooding and Rearing Unit. He worked with an elaborate team and had since brooded and reared over 310,000 birds till date. He has grown further in experience since he joined County Choice Farms and has continued to grow and contribute to the development of the unit. The Unit has experienced massive expansion as we currently brood and rear in over 100,000 birds per annum.