Since the current recession hit Nigeria like a tonne of bricks, prices of EVERYTHING have been skyrocketing but the one thing that every single Nigerian has definitely noticed is how the current economic climate has impacted the price of food in the market.
Now…If it was just food, we could manage. After all, we are a nation of survivors but it’s EVERYTHING.
You want to buy tomatoes and pepper? Fine but if you want the seller to grind them for you, you must pay extra. Why? Because the price of oil for the grinding machine has increased.
So BattaBox sent their presenter Adeola to Ketu Market – Her mission? To see if she could buy the ingredients she need to cook rice and stew for under 1000 Naira like she used to before ‘change’ occurred and let’s just say the task wasn’t as simple as she thought it would be.
Onion no longer cost 50 Naira, one carton of fish a seller bought for 12,000 is now 30,000 Naira and rice which is now 20,000 Naira was 12,000 before ‘change’.
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How are YOU coping?! Are you still able to buy food for a reasonable price?!