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
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.