Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation & Employment on Thursday embarked on a Public Enlightenment advocacy to create awareness about the five job Registration/Labour Exchange Centres located in different parts of the State.
Speaking at the Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Job Registration Centre, the Director of Employment in the Ministry, Mrs. Folashade Alabi, disclosed that the job centres were established by the State Government to address lingering employment issues among the youths.
She also informed that the sensitisation campaign is being replicated by the Ministry in other Lagos State Job Registration Centres in Epe, Eti-OSA, Ikorodu and Ojo and Badagry areas of the State.
The Director, therefore, urged unemployed youths and young entrepreneurs seeking gainful employment to visit the Job Registration Centres and provide their details for job opportunities.
Meanwhile, the General Manager of Lagos State Agricultural Inputs Supply Authority (LAISA), Mr. Bolaji Balogun has announced the commencement of the sale of rice and soya vegetable oil to buyers at its New Farm Service Oko-Oba Centre, Gengeto Bus stop, Abeokuta Road, Lagos towards preparation for the end of year festivities.
The General Manager stated this while speaking on the activities of the Agency at the Oko-Oba Head Office recently, adding that there are large quantities of 50 KG of rice and cartons of soya vegetable oil in 1-3 litres available at affordable prices towards meeting the demands of residents preparing for the festive period.
Mr. Balogun restated that LAISA was established by the State Government under the Ministry of Agriculture to boost the food supply and provide the necessary support to farmers and consumers with agricultural produce as well as farming tools.
“As a responsible agency of government, LAISA will continue to provide customers/farmers with high quality and healthy food supply at affordable prices as and when available. We also intend to continue to support and encourage farmers on the best farming practice as well”, he stated.
While noting that the agency participated actively at the just concluded Lagos Trade Fair, where many entrepreneurs, even from other African countries, came to participate, he revealed that among the request from customers who visited LAISA stand at the Fair were rice, vegetable oil and other items that would be available for sale towards the yuletide.
Outlining the process of purchase, the Assistant General Manager of Commercial in the Agency, Mr. Olajide Ajenifuja said interested buyers should make payment into the Lagos State Agricultural Inputs Supply Polaris Bank Account: 1750038900, imploring customers to support and cooperate with LAISA to sustain its role of increasing food supply in the state.
He also enjoined Lagosians to call 08083557100, 08030980678 and 08035386226 for enquires, adding that the sales are available from Monday through to Friday, between 9 am to 5 pm, and customers would be attended to on a first-come, first-served basis.