Sanwoolu flags off Lagos Food Security and Safety Hub

Sanwoolu Flags off Food Security and Safety Hub Lagos State Governor Bbajide Sanwoolu flagging off the Lagos State Food Security and Safety Hub, inset Artistic Impression of Hub

Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has performed the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Lagos Central Food Security Systems and Logistics Hub at Ketu-Ereyun, Epe, Lagos.

Earlier this year, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu launched the 5-Year Agricultural & Food Systems Road Map (2021-2025) in April 2021, The objective is to achieve synergy in all food systems – from production to processing to distribution, preserved in a way that will remain wholesome and traceable.

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The Lagos State Food security systems & Central Logistics Hub which will be built on 1.2 million square metres of land will have the following components:

a. Aggregation/storage facilities.
b. Administrative offices
c. Trading/Brokering facilities.
d. Packaging facilities.
e. Processing facilities.
f. Cold chain/dry goods services
g. Logistics Services/ trailer park
h. Water treatment plant
i. Health centre
j. Fuel station/ Fire station
k. Abattoir and lairage

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This Food Security hub will create wealth for more than 5 million people, feed more than 10 million Lagosians, provide food for at least 90 days, provide storage facilities for more than 1,500 trucks per day to service the needs of thousands of operators per annum, and process large commercial transactions.

The project will ensure the highest consideration for consumer protection. Also, specialized logistics and centralized procurement systems on a produce-by-produce basis shall be the major operational system within the hub.

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