Lagos State

Lagos Residents Consume N4.5bn Food Daily

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has revealed that residents of the state consume about N4.5 billion worth of food on a daily basis while he reiterated his administration’s commitment to food security.

Sanwo-Olu made the revelation at the opening ceremony of a two-day zonal sensitisation workshop with the theme: “Implementation of Food Systems Transformation Pathways in Nigeria 2022,” in Lagos.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), the workshop was organised by the Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning in collaboration with Lagos State Ministry of Agriculture and Lagos Ministry of Economic, Planning and Budget.

Lagos, Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti are participating with a Lagos as coordinating state for Southwest geopolitical zone.

The governor represented by Mr Sam Egube, Commissioner for Economic, Planning and Budget, said that the state had decided to take the bull by the horn in guaranteeing food security for people with different agricultural and food value chain.

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