Christmas: Lagos okays sale of Lake Rice

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said a large number of bags of LAKE Rice had been approved for sale.

The Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, explained in Ikeja that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who facilitated the availability of the product of partnership between Lagos and Kebbi states, had ordered a fair distribution of the rice across the state.

Suarau said, “The rice will be made available at the various accredited centres in the state, including Farm Service Centre, Odogunyan-Ikorodu; Farmers’ Mart, Surulere; Agric Input Supply Authority, Ojo; and Farm Service Centre, Temu-Epe.”

The commissioner noted that Lake Rice was part of government’s drive to attain food sufficiency, adding that self-sufficiency was being given priority attention in the state.

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