Lagos Approves Sale Of Lake Rice


Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the sale of LAKE Rice for the yuletide.

Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau yesterday said the Ambode’s administration would continue to ensure adequate production and fair distribution of the rice across the state.

The product will be available at accredited centres during the festive period and beyond.

Suarau said: “Residents can buy the product from the Lagos Television (LTV) Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja; Farm Service Centre Odogunyan-Ikorodu; Farmers Mart Surulere; Agric Input Supply Authority (LAISA) Ojo; Agricultural Development Authority (ADA) Oko Oba, Agege; Farmers Mart, Ajah and Farm Service Centre, Temu-Epe.”

The commissioner said the rice must circulate in line with the government’s drive to attain food sufficiency, adding that food production and self-sufficiency have been given priority at state’s policy and strategic levels.

Noting that the price has not changed, he said the government would continue to maintain the price to make the product affordable to all.

He promised fair sale of the product on the basis of first-come, first-serve, stressing that logistics have been put in place to ensure that residents get the products at the nearest designated centre without any hassle.

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