Thrills and grills at Lagos Food Fest 2022
By Guardian Exclusive
18 December 2022 | 12:48 am
The 2022 Lagos Food Festival, themed, “A taste of Africa”, held on Sunday, 11th of December, 2022 at the Muri-Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos. The festival was an avenue for fun lovers to meet different people, as well as a platform for various business people, especially Food Producers, Food Processors, and Food Lovers to interact.
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