President Muhammadu Buhari , on Monday, commissioned the Lagos Rice Mill located in Imota, Ikorodu.
President Buhari touched down at Imota at exactly 5:34pm after opening the new Lekki Deep Sea Port, Lekki, and went ahead to inaugurate the rice mill.
He was conducted round the factory by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Ou.
The President was accompanied to Imota by Govermor Sanwo-Ou, Ogun State governor, Dapo Abiodun, Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, former Ekiti State governor, Kayode Fayemi, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, and Minister of Transportation, Muazu Sambo.
Govermor Babajide Sanwo-Ou said the rice was built because of the agricultural revolution embarked upon by Buhari’s administration, adding the state is ready to support the revolution.
He thanked the Imota community for their support in providing the land for the factory.
Others present at the ceremony includes traditional rulers from Ikorodu division led by Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Sotobi, Oniru of Iruland, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal, Senator Tokunbo Abiru, party stalwarts of the All Progressives Congress, APC.
The Imota Rice Mill known as Lagos Rice Mill is the largest in Africa and the fourth largest in the world. It is expected to produce 2.5 million bags of 50kg rice per annum and generate about 250,000 direct and indirect jobs to Lagosians.