Gov. Ambode partners Kebbi on rice production

 Gov. Ambode partners Kebbi on rice production

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akunwunmi says his administration will explore economic opportunities with kebbi state in the production and distribution  of high and  quality rice and other ventures.

The Governor disclosed this at the closing ceremony of the 2015 Annual National Women Conference organised by the Committee of Wives of Lagos State Officials held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island Lagos.

He recalled that his Kebbi State counterpart, Alhaji Atiku Bagudu, had, during the opening ceremony of the conference on Wednesday, sought the cooperation between women in Kebbi and Lagos States in the production of high yield quality rice, saying it is one area the state would seek to explore.

Declaring the conference closed, Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, represented by his Deputy,made case for women to be empowered, stressing that, “there is no society that shackles more than half of its population that can develop or progress.”

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