Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has approved the sales of LAKE Rice for the Yuletide season.
The approval is contained in a press statement signed by Assistant Director, Public Affairs, Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
Ogunbanwo, in the statement, quoted the Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, as disclosing this in his office.
He assured residents that the government would continue to ensure adequate production and fair distribution of the rice across the state.
Suarau added that the rice would be available to the public at the various accredited centres during the festive period and beyond.
He said, “Residents can buy the product from the LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja; Farm Service Centre Odogunyan-Ikorodu; Farmers Mart, Surulere; Agric Input Supply Authority, Ojo; Agricultural Development Authority, Oko Oba, Agege; Farmers’ Mart, Ajah; and Farm Service Centre, Temu-Epe.”
The commissioner said the prices still remain the same as N12,000 for 50kg bag, N6,000 for 25kg and N2,500 10kg.