Ramadan: Prices of Perishable Food Items Rise By 60% in Lagos

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

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