COVID-19: Lagos to host Emergency Food Markets across Metropolis

In a bid to cushion the effect of the stay-at-home order in Lagos State, the State Ministry of Agriculture has mapped out strategies to organise 'intervention markets' that would enable lagosian restock their food reserves with more food items.

According to a publicity delivered by the CEO of DASUN Integrated Farms Ltd and an active participant in the program, Mrs Bosun Solarin, the intervention markets will be hosted within schools situated around the closed markets across Lagos State on Friday 3rd April, 2020.

The location for the temporary shopping channels across Lagos Metropolis are as follows:

  • St Jude's Primary School, Ilasamaja
  • Ilupeju Primary School, Town Planning Way, Ilupeju, Mushin
  • Papa Ajao Primary School, Ladipo, Mushin
  • Local Govetnment Primary School, Idimu
  • Meiran Community Primary School, Meiran
  • Sijuade Primary Shool, Odiolowu Street, Ijesatedo
  • Lagos Progressive Primary School, Mbah Street, SURULERE
  • Obele Secondary School, Lawanson
  • Aguda Grammar School, Brown Road, Aguda
  • Ikeja Primary School
  • Opebi Primary School
  • United Christian Primary School, Marine Beach
  • Ijora Oloye Primary School
  • Ire Akari Nursary and Primary School II, 4 Adenkule Dean Street, Sari Iganum
  • St Jude Primary School, Ebute-Meta
  • Fagba Junior Grammar School, Iju
  • Stadium Junior Grammar School, Low Cost Housing Estate, IFAKO
  • Ikota Primary School, Lekki -Epe Expressway, Ikota
  • St George's Primary School, Falomo, Ikoyi
  • Araromi Baptist, Beckley
  • St Emmanuel Primary School, Ogudu
  • Ajao Estate School, Anthony
  • Ejigbo Model Primary School, 1, Alaba Street, Ejigbo
  • Sam Ethnan Airforce Base, Ikeja
  • St Theresa Roman Catholic Primary School, Awolowo way, Oke Onyinbo, Epe
  • Anglican Primary School, Aradagun/Mosafejo Iworo Ajido
  • Government Technical College, Awolowo way, Oke Ota-Ona, Ikorodu
Mrs Solarin noted that the Government of Lagos State has encouraged farmers to bring in their product to sell on the day so as to enable buyers have enough to buy and stock their kitchens.

Lagosians are advised to ensure social distancing, regular hand washing and use of Sanitizers even while the program is being conducted to prevent the spread of COVID-19 pandemic.

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