Christmas: Lagos to sell bag of rice for N13,000 from December 15.
The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it was

ready to roll out Lake Rice on December 15 to Lagosians

at N13,000 per 50 kg towards the Yuletide celebrations.

The sale will come as succour for millions of Lagosians

who like their counterparts in most parts of the country

have had to pay over N20,000 for a bag of rice, mostly

imported. .

Sanni Okanlawan, Special Adviser on Food Security to

Governor Akinwumi Ambode, maade the disclosure in

Lagos during the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and

Industry (LCC) National Agriculture Stakeholders


Mr. Okanlawan said that sales of the ricew would be made

at all the 57 LGAs and LCDAs in the state to ensure

proper distribution. “Lake Rice is the acronym of both

Lagos and Kebbi States joint product which will be out to

the public on December 15 at the rate of N13,000 per

50kg bag as it is already subsidised by the government. .

To make it more available, the rice will be sold at the 57 LGAs and LCDAs for easy accessibility and to guard

against unwanted persons diverting the product,” 

Mr. Okanlawan said. 

Source: Naijalife mag.

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