Mile 12: The food basket of Lagos
By Guardian Exclusive
25 April 2019 | 12:57 pm
There is a good reason why the Mile 12 Market is the food basket of Lagos. Mile 12 is arguably the most common name on the lips of many when it comes to food items in Lagos and its environs. And even with the threat by the Lagos State Government to relocate it, trading in this busy market continues to boom.
Every day, thousands of people move to the Nigerian city of Lagos. Many of them come from rural areas in the hope of finding work and a better life. But the swelling population is putting the city under intense pressure.
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