COVID-19 lockdown: Prices of perishables crash in Jigawa

Tue Mar 31st, 2020 - Jigawa

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Prices of perishables have crashed in Guri Main Market, in Jigawa following the lockdown by Federal Government over COVID-19.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that a bag of onions now goes for N3,500 instead of the usual N8,000, while a bag of dry pepper that was sold for N9,500, has dropped to N7,000.

Also, a bag of chilli pepper sold at N5,000, now cost N3,000, while a bag of dried tomatoes has dropped to N6,000 from the old price of N8, 000.

A bag of soybeans now goes for N8,000 as against the previous price of N13,200.




source: Guardian