Niger State Partners with Lagos to Enhance Food Security

Taiwo Ajayi
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The Niger state government has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Lagos State government under the Produce-For-Lagos initiative.

This initiative aims to provide a market for farmers in Niger State to sell their agricultural produce and meet the food demand of Lagos residents at a stabilized price.


The MoU, signed in Lagos, covers a range of agricultural produce, including paddy rice, tubers, legumes, and grains. Governor Umar Bago signed on behalf of Niger State, while Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu signed for Lagos State.

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The agreement underscores Niger State’s commitment to achieving food security, aligning with both its own administration’s policies and those of the Federal government. Governor Bago emphasized Niger State’s capacity to not only feed the nation but also to export food to other countries. He expressed readiness to engage in similar partnerships with more states to enhance food security and drive agricultural growth.

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