Sadly, tomatoes and pepper which used to be affordable for households in Nigeria have now turned to luxury food items.

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tomatoes & pepper price increase

The common man can no longer afford a combination of tomato and pepper to prepare meals as usual.

In some areas, four small pieces of Tomatoes are sold for ₦500.

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Meanwhile, people often add pepper to tomato when they want to prepare meals.  As a result, the price of pepper is galloping north as well.

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As it is in our culture at IbrandTV to not only tell captivating business stories, but also give a voice to business owners and consumers, we took a trip to the Iyana-Oba market.

In the video, we have compiled what the sellers of tomato and pepper have to say about the high price of these food items.

Watch The Video Below

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