The lagos state ministry of commerce, industry and co-operatives in collaboration with lagos state cooperatives federation(lascofed) is set to hold the 2018 edition of the international day of cooperatives. As part of activities to commemorate the week from 2nd July to 8th July 2018, this news briefing by the ministry is to outline activities for the weeklong event.
According to the commissioner in charge of the ministry, olayinka oladunjoye the week will also feature an awareness walk and inter club quiz on tuesday 3 july 2018.
She also said the week was important to the state government as co-operative societies are key contributors to the GDP of the state to the tune of 152 billion naira in the last 3 years.
The theme of this year’s international day of cooperatives is “sustainable consumption and production; in line with the United Nations sustainable development goal number 12.