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Lagos To Commence Sales Of Lake Rice Today

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LAGOS, DECEMBER 21, 2016 – Indications have emerged that the Lagos State Government will begin sales of the much expected Lake Rice it produced in partnership with Kebbi State Government to members of the public at the sum of N12, 000 per 50 Kg bag with effect from today December 21.

A source told our correspondent that the location for the Lake Rice promised by Lagos State government to cushion the effect of economic recession, has been formalized and could be officially released today.

It was further learnt that the state government has reduced the price of the 50 kilogram to N12, 000, following complaints received by the government over the price of the commodity.

It was gathered that the previous location earlier announced by the Special Adviser to the governor on security, Sanni Okanlawan that the rice would be sold at the Local Government and Local Council Development Areas (LDCA) will no longer be used.

A top government official said the new locations were scattered across the three senatorial districts of the state to easy purchase of the commodity.

The locations according to the source are Lagos East, Ikorodu -Odogunyan Farm Service Centre, Epe -Temu Farm Service Centre Eredo -Noforija Town Hall, Ibeju -Magbon Alade High School, Maryland -SUBEB Premises

In Lagos West, Agege – LSADA Complex/Farm Service Centre, Ojo -LAISA Office Agric Bus Stop, Muwo-Coconut House, Badagry -Town Farm Service Centre, Marina, Oshodi -Ikeja Grammar School, Bolade.

In Lagos Central it will be sold in Ajah -Ministry of Agric Area Office, Lagos Island – LASTMA Office Adeniji/Freeman

Ajegunle – Alakoto Senior High School, Tolu, Surulere -TESLIM Balogun stadium, Yaba – Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre, Rowe Park.