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IN AGEGE: Lagos demolishes over 500 structures, complex

The officials of the Lagos State Government has demolished more than 500 shanties and illegal structures within and outside the Oko-Oba abattoir and Lairage Complex in Agege, Lagos Mainland as part of efforts to ensure adequate upgrading and transformation of the complex for improved operations. The State's Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr.

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Was your farm wrecked by bird flu? This information is for you

No fewer than 26 farmers whose farms were affected by the Bird Flu influenza between 2015 and 2016 have been compensated with N42million by the Federal Government through the Lagos State Government. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau disclosed that the compensation was given in order to reduce the effect

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LASG upgrades abattoir in Ajegunle

As part of the government’s commitment to upgrade all abattoirs in the state to the global standard, the Lagos State Government has constructed an ultra-modern slaughter slab at Ajegunle in the Ajeromi Ifelodun Local Government Area. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, disclosed this on Sunday, July 23 2017, stating

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LASG adopts usage of produce vehicle to evacuate waste

In order to reduce perishable food wastages in the state, the Lagos State Government has announced plans to adopt the usage of produce vehicle and crates in markets across the State. While speaking on the new initiative, the state Commissioner for Agriculture, Toyin Suarau during a stakeholders meeting at Ikeja, said

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There would be no cattle into Lagos from the North, Agege butchers association declares

Agege butchers association and other stakeholders has declared that there would be no cattle into Lagos from the northern part of the country until they are adequately compensated by the government. This declaration was made following the demolition of shanties and structures at the popular Oko-Oba Abattoir which occurred on Sunday,

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LASG goes after Lake Rice racketeers

Following reports of hoarding of the much celebrated Lake Rice, Lagos State Government has declared intent to arrest anyone caught hoarding or selling the rice beyond the official N12,000 and N6,000 approved rates. It was learnt that the bags of rice are being bought in large quantities by some people who now resell

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LASG demolishes illegal structures at Oko-Oba Abattoir

The Lagos State Government has commenced the removal of illegal structures and shanties at Oko Oba abattoir, Agege, in a bid to ensure a healthy and hygienic abattoir condition in the State. The process was embarked upon by the government weeks after InsideMainland reported the move by the government to pull

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Lagos trains 400 butchers on abattoir management

As part of efforts aimed at ensuring and maintaining a hygienic and conducive environment within abattoirs and the red meat value chain business in Lagos, the State government has trained no fewer than 400 butchers and live cattle dealers drawn from various abattoirs and slaughter slabs in the State on

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Here’s why butchers were arrested in Ikorodu and Badagry

Following a recent clamp-down exercise carried out against illegal abattoirs, slaughter slabs and cattle markets by the Lagos State Government over the weekend, no fewer than 24 butchers and cattle traders have been arrested for offences bordering on illegal operations. Speaking with newsmen after the exercise, the Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr.

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Oko-oba Abattoir to handle 1800 slaughters daily after modernization

The Lagos State Government has commenced the rehabilitation of the Oko-Oba Abattoir and Lairage Complex in Agege community in fulfillment of its promise to develop the red meat value chain and restructure the complex for improved operations. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, who led a team of the Ministry

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