Lagos State begins rice production and packaging to make available affordable rice for the festive period
After the famous Nigerian flood reportedly washed away the biggest rice production farm, Nigerians pannick over the unknown, yet expected part of the consequences. Other years when flood hadn’t significantly affected the rice production industry, there was always a hike in prices of goods and services, especially rice and other festive main dishes. Which is backing up the famous saying that Christmas, new year, Easter, are known times for inflation in Nigeria.
So the news broke that the biggest rice farm in the northern part of the country, was flooded and ruined by the flood, it became eminent that the coming Christmas was going to ok be a very challenging one when it comes to purchasing rice.
Individuals and government tried to step in and cushion the effect of the devastating flood, and that is one of the reasons why Lagos State government commenced rice production and packaging, in a bid to fulfil the promises it has made to lagosians, and make available, affordable rice for the growing populace. That is the reason many will say that the effect of the Lagos State government’s involvement in the daily and periodic affairs of its residents, is the reason it is so successful.
Posted @withrepost • @lagosstategovt Production and Packaging of Eko Rice at the 32-metric tons per hour Imota Rice Mill in Ikorodu.
This is in fulfillment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s promise of operations of the Imota Rice Mill and also to make available affordable rice for the populace.