Lagos State Government Selling 50kg Lake Rice For ₦17,000
The Lagos State Government(LASG) announced on Tuesday on the sale of Lake Rice for the Yuletide celebrations. The 50kg bag of rice costs N17,000, while the 25kg bag is sold for N8,500.
The Commissioner for Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal, said in a statement, that the rice, which is a product of collaboration between Lagos and Kebbi states, would be available in various centres across the state. Some of the centres includes the Agricultural Development Authority Complex, Oko-Oba, Agege, the Lagos State Agriculture Inputs Supply Authority, Ojo, the Blue Roof at LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja, the Farm Service Centre, Epe, Odogunyan Farm Service Centre, Ikorodu, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Farm Centre, Ajah, Government Technical School, Ikotun, Farm Service Centre, Badagry, and the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre, Rowe Park, Yaba.
A representative of the Commissioner for Agriculture, Gbolahan Lawal, said:
The commissioner noted that the state government would continue to ensure adequate production and fair distribution of Lake Rice, with a view to ensuring its availability to the masses in the various designated sales centres across the state.
He gave assurance that the government would continue to embark on agricultural policies and programmes to ensure food security in the state in line with the THEMES agenda of the present administration.