The prices of tomatoes have dropped markedly in major markets in Enugu metropolis. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) market survey shows that a big basket of UTC specie of the commodity now sells for N7,500 as against N11, 500. The small basket of the commodity goes for N5,000 as against N8,000.
A tomato dealer at Garki Market, Enugu, attributed the development to the harvest season. He said that the UTC specie that comes from Jos had flooded the markets, hence the drastic drop in its price. “Some weeks ago, the UTC specie was sold between N10,000 and N11,500 while the other species from Benue were scarce.”
[ N100 = €0,22 ]
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