LASCOPA organises conference to sensitise Lagos consumers on food safety

*The seminar is being organised to serve as a platform for the Lagos State Government to come up with a policy statement and legislation on food safety for consumers in the state ─Afolabi Solebo, General Manager of Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency

Isola Moses | ConsumerConnect

As part of efforts at providing insights into the management of complex food chain in the rapidly increasing population in the state, the Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) has disclosed that it is ready to sensitise residents of the state on food safety initiatives.

Mr. Afolabi Solebo, General Manager of LASCOPA, in a statement Sunday, July 25, 2021, said that the consumer protection agency would organise a food safety conference and exhibition in Lagos Wednesday, July 28.

The LASCOPA General Manager noted that the theme of the conference “Food Safety: What Consumers Need to Know”.

Solebo stated: “The programme will provide insights into the management of complex food chain in the rapidly increasing population and in accordance with the demands of the food safety initiatives which is in line with the THEMES agenda of the present administration.

“The conference would also among others, serve as a platform for the Lagos State Government to come up with policy statement and legislation on food safety in the state,” Solebo said.

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