Agro-business investors assured of returns in Lagos’ N3b daily food market

World Stage | 10 November 2016

By Benson Akomo

 WorldStage Newsonline– Investors willing to do business in the agric sector in Lagos State can be rest assured of a ready market and returns on investment as the daily consumption of food items in the State is worth over N3billion daily, according to the Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode.
 The Governor, who spoke at the maiden edition of the Lagos Food Security and Exhibition Summit with the theme “Actualizing Sustainable Food Security in Lagos State: A New, Comprehensive Agenda’, said his administration was committed in its efforts towards maximising its comparative advantage in the sector to achieve food security.
 He said Nigeria had no business resorting to importation to feed its citizens, adding that there was no alternative to achieving food security other than tilling the land and embrace best practices that will improve efficiency in the agricultural value chain.

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