JUST IN: 5kg Bag of Rice for N5.3K: Price List, Locations Released as Lagos Launches ‘Ounje Eko’ Food Markets

5kg Bag of Rice for N5.3K: Price List, Locations Released as Lagos Launches ‘Ounje Eko’ Food Markets

Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has instructed the launch of ‘Ounje Eko’ food markets across Lagos starting March 17,Food items, including rice, beans, gari, and vegetables, will be offered at a 25% discount for residents, with prices transparently outlinedThe initiative will implement a voucher system and involve selected payment solution providers and vendors across 27 locations in Ikeja, six in Lagos Island, among others

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Ikeja, Lagos state – Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the commencement of operations for the ‘Ounje Eko’ food markets starting from Sunday, March 17, throughout Lagos.

These markets are mandated to offer discounted food items across the five divisions of Lagos.

Governor Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the launch of ‘Ounje Eko’ food markets across Lagos.
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The range of food items, including rice, beans, gari, bread, eggs, tomatoes, and pepper, among others, will be available at a 25% discount for residents.

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The directive was conveyed through a statement issued by the Commissioner of Information and Strategy, Gbenga Omotosho, on Saturday, March 16.

‘Ounje Eko’ food markets: How it works

Meanwhile, a voucher system will be implemented as the pilot scheme begins to ensure fair practices and wider access to food supplies for Lagosians.

Independent payment solution providers and food vendors have been meticulously selected to manage the process, offering real-time data for monitoring purposes.

These markets will be operational across 27 locations in Ikeja, six in Lagos Island, nine in Ikorodu, five in Epe and 10 in Badagry divisions.

The market which operates on Sundays opens between 11am and 4pm.

List of discounted prices in Lagos ‘Ounje Eko’ food markets

For transparency, the prices of these essential items have been clearly outlined. Here’s a full list of the produce prices at the food market:

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5kg bag of rice – N5,3251kg bag of rice – N1,0655kg bag of Beans – N6,2251kg bag of Beans – N1,2455kg bag of Garri – N3,9751kg bag of Garri – N7952kg Tomatoes – N1,8001kg Atarodo – N1,8751kg Tatashe – N1,2751kg Onions – N4501 crate of eggs – N2,700Bread – N750

Lagos increases students’ bursary, scholarship award

In other news, Governor Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, March 5, announced an increment in scholarships and bursaries for students of Lagos state origin in tertiary institutions.

The governor disclosed that his administration will henceforth pay N225,000 (scholarship) and N60,000 (bursary), as against the current N200,000 and N50,000.

He also announced scholarships for less-privileged and physically challenged students in public tertiary institutions.

Source: Henzodaily.ng

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