Following the growing hardship in the country, occasioned by the removal of fuel subsidy, the Lagos State government has flagged off its food bank, to cushion the effects of the on the people.
The new food bank was opened by the governor of the state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the Lagos state house, Alausa Ikeja Lagos, on Sunday, September 3, 2023.
According to Wikipedia, the Initiative was established to tackle hunger, reduce food wastage and provide emergency food solutions, through its network of Food banks across Lagos State.
However, it aims to achieve its goals by creating, supplying, and strengthening new food banks in all the twenty Local government areas in the State.
LFBI works with religious organizations, corporate entities, and individuals to achieve their main objectives, while its main targets are senior citizens, aged 50 years and above; children aged 5–16 years; the vulnerable, the destitute; extremely indigent families and widows.
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