About Us

He is not worthy of the honey-comb
That shuns the hives because the bees have stings.
– William Shakespeare

Our Vision

Our vision at valley Bee is to be an apiculture company that utilizes modern technology to promote beekeeping and honey production. We aim to impact the environment positively through our eco-friendly beehives and apiaries.

Core Values

Our core values are discipline, consistency, innovation and sustainability.

Our Mission

1. To encourage apiculture throughout Africa
2. To use beekeeping as a springboard to catapult small Holder farmers out of poverty
3. To develop new innovative ways of beekeeping
4. To provide affordable apiculture tools to farmers
5. To positively impact the environment and communities through apiculture

Valleybee is a beekeeping company using innovative technology to increase the productivity of beehives and impact communities and the environment. At valleybee, we recycle plastics to produce Valley Hive enhanced  with developed IoT technology to regulate it’s environmental conditions of apiaries in real time. Our mobile app is used to monitor those conditions for diseases and bee health in general.

Our Core Team

Emadago Oghenekevwe, Chief Exective Officer (CEO)

Innovator and graduate physicist from the University of Jos, As a climate focused innovator and entrepreneur. I want to be among the next generation of entrepreneurs who are working towards a better and more sustainable planet. I seek to apply my strategic innovation and analytical skills coupled with my experiences with IoT to create sustainable ventures here in Africa and beyond.

Idokoh Divine, Lead, Product Design

Idokoh Divine is an Agricultural Economics and Extension undergraduate of the University of Jos. She is also a UI Designer with good knowledge of using tools like Figma for interactive designs as well as the user experience.

Odinkaru Steve, Chief Technical Officer (CTO)

Steve is a Bachelor of Science Holder in Computer Science from the prestegious University of Jos, an climate enthusiast, an experienced developer in C++, Python and Web. He is an IoT expert with years of experience.

Yada Martins, Senior Mobile Engineer

Martins is an experienced mobile and full-stack developer with many years of experience. He is passionate about using technology for the betterment of our society.

Ichor Joshua, Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Joshua is an IoT expert, climate activist, agri-tech expert, serial innovator, and product development consultant who has won several awards for his work in the agri-tech space. A graduate of University of Jos, and director at Hult Prize Foundation Unijos Chapter, Joshua is laddened with leadership skills and is purpose driven.

Nweke Moses, Assistant Chief Operations Officer

I am a student studying Bachelor of engineering in Mechanical Engineering from the prestigious University of Jos. With leadership skills and purpose driven. I seek innovative sustainable solutions for problems facing the humanbeings and earth. I have experience in Computer Aided Design (CAD) softwares and kotlin for Android app development.

Gobina Hassiat, Chief Operations Officer

Gobina Hassiat is an innovator. she is currently a student of University of Jos, studying Zoology specialising in Honey Bee health and general apiculture. Currently working on her undergraduate research thesis “Decreasing bee colonies in Jos and its effect on crop yield.”