Congratulations to Nasir Yammama (CEO Verdant Agri-Tech), for yet another recognition.The Katsina indigene was honoured as one of this year’s Queen’s Young Leaders – outstanding and accomplished young leaders across the world.
HRH Prince Harry and celebrities including Liam Payne Mo Farah and Caspar Lee got the opportunity to meet some of the Award winners and chat with them about their projects at One Show broadcast where they were honoured.
Things you need to know about Nadir Yammama:
He is a Creative Entrepreneur with a bright future.
Nasir Yammama is a Creative Technologist and Entrepreneur. He is the founder of Verdant, an Agri-Tech value chain company that offers innovative solutions to farmers and other stakeholders for improved food production using novel technologies. He is interested in technology, design, enterprise, renewable energies, and agriculture.
He hails from Malumfashi, in Katsina state. He attended Government Secondary School, Minna, Niger State, from where he won many IT competitions across the globe. In his teens, he won Digital Peers International’s ‘Digitest’, a youth competition aimed at showcasing digital excellence among youth (Abuja, Singapore and Dubai).
He also represented Nigeria and won first place in interdisciplinary category in Mtnadao Afrika, an IT youth camp and contest for all African nations in Cairo, Egypt. He completed his Secondary education in Government Secondary School Minna ( now Fr O’Connell College )in 2008.