Finance minister contradicts Presidency, says food prices rising

The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, says food prices are indeed going up. This is contrary to claims by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who said last week that food prices were dropping. Speaking on NTA’s ‘Good Morning Nigeria’ programme on Monday, the minister said indeed the prices of food were rising. She, however, said it was unlikely that the prices of food would rise further because of the increase in the price of petrol, adding that most trucks conveying agricultural produce use diesel and not petrol. Ahmed said it would be

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