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CEO of Botis Foods Mrs Blessing Oti started a business during with the sole aim of ensuring every household in Nigeria eat healthy & affordable meals without breaking a bank. In a brief chat with Zivang team online, the hardworking, creative entrepreneur, Mrs Oti proves to Zivang team It’s not about ideas, but making ideas happen. Read interview excerpts below.



What inspired you to start up Botis foods?

What inspired me to start up Botis foods is my busy schedule and I want myself and my family to eat healthy food. My children love Akara and moi moi so much, I bought beans flour for easy cooking, only for me to discover it was not pure beans but mixed with what I don’t know. I told myself that I will do this and prove to the world that quality is possible and today, I’m doing it.





As an entrepreneur what keeps you going in this thriving times globally?

As an entrepreneur, what keeps me going in this thriving times is that this will soon be over.




What’s your take on living a healthy lifestyle?

 My take on living a healthy lifestyle is you have to be intentional about what you take in. Pay attention to the food you eat, it’s very  important.


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What makes Botis food products stand out from other brands?

 What makes Botis food products stand out from other brands is our Quality and originality of our products. Beans is beans and plantain is plantain. We don’t mix our products with anything.


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Kindly mention nutritional benefits of the products.

The nutritional benefits of our products are so many. We ensure we check the nutritional benefits before production and introducing it to the market because we are more concern about the health of our customers.



What are the challenges of running your business during covid-19 & after covid -19 period?

Whao! The main challenges running Botis foods during covid 19, first is cost of production, moving materials from the farm/market to the point of production. Another challenge is lack of manpower because of the covid 19 restrictions.


Any plan to create job employment through this company?

 Yes yes, creating job employment is one of our goals as a company,  have started already but we will definitely employ more people as we progress.



As a new start up where do you see yourself in two years from now?

As a new start up, I see myself in two years from now producing in larger quantity and shipping to different states and outside Nigeria.




Advice to your fellow start up entrepreneurs?

My advice to my fellow start up entrepreneurs is to keep pushing, they will definitely get there. Yes, you face challenges but don’t give up because there is light at the end of the tunnel.





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