November 24, 2014

Fellow Speaks on Importance of Shea Butter in Nigeria

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Titilope Omolayo Ojo, a visiting fellow at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, spoke about shea and its role in the lives of Nigerians in Mann Library on Monday.

Ojo — who also serves on the national advisory committee for a Dutch funded project in Nigeria called Toward Sustainable Clusters in Agribusiness through Learning in Entrepreneurship — said shea butter is important worldwide, but particularly valuable to the women of Africa who make use of it in various aspects of their lives.

Visiting fellow Titilope Omolayo Ojo speaks about shea butter and its role in the lives of Nigerian woman at a lecture Monday afternoon. (Ryan Landvater / Sun Senior Photographer)