News

Ahead of Ramadan, Prices Of Tomato, Pepper Rise By 60% In Lagos

Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr
Pepper And Tomatoes in Nigeria

Ahead of , prices of tomato and pepper have soared by 60 per cent in some markets in , the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

A survey conducted at Mile 12, Oke Odo, Oyingbo and Iddo markets, Lagos, revealed that a 40 kilogramme basket of tomato, which cost N5,000 two weeks ago, had risen to N12,000.

Advertisements

Similarly, a 50 kg basket of bell pepper (tatashe) had risen to N12, 000 from its previous price of N6,000; 50 kg Chilli pepper (sombo) cost N9,000 as against N5,000, while a basket of scotch bonnet pepper (rodo) cost N13,500 as against N9,000.

A market leader at the Mile 12 Perishable Traders Association, Alhaji Haruna Mohammed, attributed the price increase to off-season effect and cost of transportation.

He, however, maintained that the prices of food items were still relatively cheaper compared to the same period two years ago.

Mohammed said the influx of perishable food items from the South-West states and Cameroon into the market would make up for the shortfall of supply from the North, and ensure that their prices were not too high.

Conversely, the price of a bag of onion decreased from N15,000 to N13, 000; 25 litres of palm oil dropped from N9,000 to N8,200 and a five-litre vegetable oil cost N2,400.

Advertisements
TalkGlitz on Twitter

CLICK HERE To Receive Updates On WhatsApp

HOTTEST FOREIGN SONGS

Joyner Lucas - Devil's Work

Wiley, Sean Paul, Stefflon Don - "Boasty" ft. Idris Elba

Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber - "I Don't Care"

Blueface - "Thotiana (Remix)" ft. Cardi B

J. Cole - Middle Child

Lil Dicky - Earth

21 Savage - "a lot" ft. J. Cole

HOTTEST NAIJA SONGS

Fireboy DML - Jealous

Sarz - Good Morning Riddim

Mercy Chinwo - Excess Love

Burna Boy - Dangote

Olamide - Oil And Gas

Simi - Ayo

DJ Neptune ft. Davido - "Demo"

Adekunle Gold - Mama

Cuppy - "Abena" Ft. Kwesi Arthur, Shaydee & Ceeza Milli

TOP PICKS 🔥

5 Key Reasons For Visa Rejection

Top Mistakes To Avoid During A Visa Interview

7 Things Entrepreneurs Can Do To Stay Motivated

5 Beneifts Of Using Technology To Drive Your Business

Recession In Nigeria: Possible Ways To Survive In Business & Trade

Join our Telegram Group

Write A Comment