Lagos Builds Largest Food Security System In Africa 

Ongoing construction of the largest Food Security Systems and Central Logistics Park in sub-Saharan Africa by the Lagos State Government.
The facility is being built on 1.2 million square metres of land in Ketu-Ereyun, Epe and it is an important component of the five-year Agricultural and Food Systems Road Map (2021–2025) launched in 2021 by the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to enhance food sufficiency in Lagos.
When completed, the hub will create direct wealth for more than five million traders in the agricultural value chain, while guaranteeing uninterrupted food supplies to more than 10 million Lagosians, at least 90 days, in a period of scarcity.
The hub will have storage facilities for more than 1,500 trucks that will daily service the needs of thousands of operators within food value chain throughout the year, while large commercial transactions would be processed in the facility.
It is projected that the Park will unleash the potential in both the upstream and downstream of agricultural sector and will further reaffirm the leadership of Lagos as the first destination for agricultural produce along the West African corridor.
The hub will be operated on off-grid power source of 900 megawatts, and is expected to provide 16,000 direct jobs.
Amenities that will come to the facility include aggregation facilities, administrative offices, trading area, packaging facilities, processing facilities, cold chain/dry goods services, and logistics services.
Others are trailer park, water treatment plant, health centre, fuel station, fire station, abattoir and lairage.

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