Lagos holds food Security Summit

Lagos state government has held its maiden annual Food Security Summit and Exhibition. 

The summit has the theme: Actualising sustainable food security in Lagos state: A new, Comprehensive Agenda.

Correspondent Adedoja Salam-Adeniyi reports that Lagos is one of the fastest growing cities in world with more than 22 million people.

Strategising on a new, comprehensive agenda towards optimizing the vast agro-processing and agro-allied potential of the state, participants reeled out Agric-business opportunities in Lagos state

For governor Akinwunmi Ambode food security is achievable in Lagos and Nigeria.

This platform is expected to generate discussion on the solution of food insecurity and investment in Lagos.

Governor Ambode also inspected exhibition stands for agriculture produce and agro-allied products.

In March 2016,  Lagos and kebbi States signed a memorandum of understanding to produce 70% of Nigeria’s annual rice demand.

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