Shola Ige is an Ex-Trainee of the Leventis Foundation Agricultural Training School, Ilesa, Osun State. He participated in the one year modern and sustainable agricultural training in the year 1990. He was formerly a casual staff with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) for gaining admission to the school.
On completion of the one year training, he started a vegetable farm with N3,000 seed money he saved from the monthly stipend given in the course of the training. Presently, Shola Ige has over 50 permanent workers and over 1000 casual workers on his farm. He registered with National Agricultural Seed Society and presently has a registered Agricultural Seed Company in Osun State.
He thanked Leventis Foundation Nigeria for the opportunity given to him and encourages the Trainees to be fair in all their dealings.