Kate Henshaw, a Nollywood actress, has expressed her displeasure with the high cost of food in Nigeria. The actor talked about her most recent market experience.
Kate Henshaw posted on Twitter:
“A YAM 3000 NAIRA TUBER.”
I PRICED IT AT 1500, WHOSAI, AND THE SELLER WALKED AWAY. NA YAM OO OLD.
PAYED A TOTAL OF 2000 NAIRA.
2K WEY I THINK SAY I GO USE TO BUY YAM AND POTATOES.
HOW DO PEOPLE MANAGE? HMMM OOHHH”*
Some reactions are listed below:
“The level of poverty in town is extraordinary,” a follower observed. We’re in big trouble! Sallah is approaching, and families are not happy. Food prices are out of control. A country with 2% of the world’s arable land. For more than 60 years, we have been unable to establish distribution infrastructure.”
“U go to the market by urself? Dem are aware of your situation, no. Aside from status, shopkeepers and marketers, like those selling fuel, are only looking for a buyer to transmit the message that na Buhari’s government we dey oh. Last Ghana protested. Another factor is the war in Ukraine.”
@imran: “I wanted to prepare rice this morning, I wanted to make stew, but believe me, #300 peppy wasn’t even enough to cook concursion, much alone stew… Even the concursion seff white can pass everything as if pepper had no dae… “Nah, money, we dae chop now.”