Lagos To Empower 2,473 Farmers

Wale Jagun The Lagos State Government on Tuesday revealed that no fewer than 2,743 farmers in the state will receive agricultural inputs and assets in this year’s edition of its annual Agricultural Value Chains Empowerment Programme. Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, disclosed in a statement, adding that farmers, agro-processors, fishermen, butchers and marketers would all benefit from the empowerment programme as productive assets peculiar to all the agricultural value chains would be made available to them at no cost. Olusanya explained that the Agricultural Value Chains Empowerment Programme…

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1771 COVID Patients So Far Discharged In Lagos – Sanwo – Olu

Wale Jagun The Incident Commander, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday revealed that 1771 COVID – 19 patients have been successfully managed and discharged in Lagos since the pandemic broke out. He revealed this in a release on the update on the pandemic, while also announcing that another 31 patients from five centres in Lagos were discharged on Monday. According to the Governor, 15 females and 16 males were discharged from isolation facilities across the state. “31 more #COVID19Lagos patients; 15 females and 16 males, all Nigerians were discharged from our…

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Seven Private Laboratories Get Approval For COVID-19 Testing In Lagos

As part of efforts to expand the testing capacity for COVID – 19, the Lagos State Government has approved the inclusion of seven private laboratories. Total Medical Services, SynLab, 54 Gene, Medbury Medical Services, Biologix Medical Services, 02 Medical Services and Clina Lancent Laboratories were the approved facilities. The laboratories were selected and approved by the State Ministry of Health after rigorous accreditation and validation process by the Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency (HEFAMAA) and the Lagos State Bio-Bank. Speaking at a ceremony to formally introduce the laboratories to…

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Acting Commissioner for Agric, Olusanya Inspects Imota Rice Mill

Wale Jagun The Acting Commissioner of Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya was on an inspection visit to the Imota Rice Mill, Ikorodu on Thursday, June 18, 2020. Olusanya’s visit to Imota was to inspect and gauge the level of progress of work done on the site – especially around equipment installation. According to Ministry officials, Civil work at the Rice Mill is already at about 85% completion, with just external work left to be completed. THE IMPACT also gathered that, work is also ongoing on the casting of the treated water…

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Ketu – Mile 12 Road Reconstruction: LASG Opens BRT Lane For Temporary Use By Motorists

Following outcry by residents and other users of the Ketu – Mile 12 road, the Lagos State Government has approved the temporary use of the BRT dedicated lane by motorists plying the Ketu to Mile 12 section of Ikorodu Road during the on-going construction work in the axis. Announcing the new development, the Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Transportation, Mr. Oluwatoyin Fayinka explained that the move is necessary to reduce the inconvenience presently being experienced by motorists travelling along the route. The Special Adviser stated that the…

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Lagos Still Epicenter Of Coronavirus With 44% Total Confirm Cases Nationwide – Gov. Sanwo-Olu

Kunle Adelabu -Suspends religious activities indefinitely The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu, has revealed that the state has about 44% of the Coronavirus pandemic cases in the country with 7,319 confirmed cases as at midnight on Monday,June 15,2020. He stated that the rise in cases in the state is expected, adding that the upscale of tests will continue to reveal more cases of COVID-19 that has been ravaging the country. Sanwo – Olu, who is the Incident Commander in the State, revealed this at the Fifteenth…

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Sanwo – Olu Reconstitutes Boards Of Security, Employment Trust Fund

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the reconstitution of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) and the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF). A statement signed on behalf of the Governor by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Gboyega Akosile explained that the new board appointments, which take immediate effect were necessitated by the vacancies in the two organisations. The Governor thanked the previous members of the two Boards for their meritorious and conscientious service to the State. Governor Sanwo-Olu congratulated and thanked the new members for accepting…

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LASG Commences Physical Verification, Issuance Of Safety Certificates To Social Clubs

The Lagos State Government, through its Safety Commission, has commenced physical verification and issuance of safety compliance certificates to social clubs and centres in the State. Speaking on the exercise, the Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, commended the level of compliance with stipulated safety guidelines by most of the clubs visited, adding that it is vital to ensure that all issued directives, especially on physical distancing and proper hygiene, are fully embraced by these facilities. He declared that the Commission has started issuing provisional Safety Compliance Certificates…

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Lagos Distributes Maize, Sorghum To Farm Settlements, Others

Lagos State Government has commenced the distribution of maize and sorghum to feed millers, farm settlements and other stakeholders in the livestock industry as mitigation measures to the COVID-19 pandemic, to boost agricultural production in the State and avert food scarcity in the coming years. The State’s Acting Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, who made this known over the weekend, noted that the injection of these ingredients into the feed mill industry would have a multiplier effect on the input and output of the feed millers and consequently on…

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Olusanya Appointed Acting Commissioner For Agriculture

Kunle Adelabu The Special Adviser on Agriculture to the Governor of Lagos State, Ms. Bisola Ruth Olusanya, has been appointed as the acting Commissioner for Agriculture. The former Commissioner incharge of the Ministry, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, on Friday, June 5, 2020, emerged Oniru-elect following the confirmation of his nomination by the Lagos State Executive Council. THE IMPACT gathered that the Ayangbure of Ikorodu Kingdom, His Royal Majesty, Oba Kabir Shotobi, has, on behalf of other traditional rulers and the people of Ikorodu Division, thanked the Governor of the State, Mr…

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