In order to tackle post-harvest losses, inflation, carbon footprint and traffic congestion, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, unveiled a newly constructed mid-level food agro-hub, located at Idi-Oro in the Mushin area of the state.
The food hub which was built by the Lagos State Government was commissioned by the Governor.
Governor Sanwo-Olu noted that 3 more places have been identified to have this exact type of food hub, and work would begin there: Ajah, Abule Ado and Agege.
According to a statement made available to the press, the Governor is pioneering a new and more modern way of food distribution in Lagos with the commissioning of this middle-level food agro-hubs.
The new development would see to the tackling of problems associated with post-harvest losses, inflation, carbon footprint and traffic congestion.
The Special Assistant to the Governor on New Media, Jubril Gawat, revealed in a series of tweets on his X handle on Sunday that “The food Agro-hub is sitting on 6400 square meters of land, has adequate parking (3,017sqm) space to accommodate trailers and vehicles, and has centralized wet and dry storage areas for bulk buying.”