Raphael Atere, CEO Raphgate Chemicals Nig. Ltd trained as a teacher with the aim of reaching the peak of his teaching career. Feeling caged in his teaching career after a while, he, fortunately, got a job with a paint manufacturing company where he was opportune to work in all the departments of the company. The knowledge he acquired from the company aroused his interest thus, his decision to start a paint manufacturing business. So, in 2003 Raphael Started Raphgate Chemicals Nig. Ltd. with one staff and the sum of 28,000.00 NGN and by 2009 Raphgate Chemicals was incorporated as a limited liability company. Today, Raphgate Chemicals has 10 staff and 12 contract staff.