Lagos State DNA Forensic Centre (LSDFC) is a proposed Deoxyribonucleic acid centre by the Lagos state Government (LSG), south west Nigeria to improve the investigation of crime in the state using DNA analysis. The centre will be the first in the West African countries.
LSDFC is a proposed laboratory by the LSG to assist the government in scientific investigation of crime.The centre will be the first in Nigeria. Before the launching of this centre in Nigeria, DNA profiling is done oversea. The completion of the project will save Nigerian government, millions of Naira.
The project is Public-Private Partnership, where the private organisation manages the facility for two-years and then transfer the facility to the government.On the 24 February 2016, the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Kazeem Adeniji announced that the proposed project will be established to combat crime in the state.