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PRESIDENT BUHARI PROMISES REDUCTION IN FOOD PRICES

PRESIDENT BUHARI

President, Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration is doing everything in its power to bring down the prices of food items across the country.

The President who made this known on his twitter page said his government is mindful of the challenge of high food prices, at a time when the economy is already in a slowdown caused by the global coronavirus situation.

He said they engaging with food producers associations and groups to tackle the issue of exploitative behaviour by middlemen and other actors, which he said is one of the factors responsible for the high food prices being experienced.

The Nigerian leader says the situation of increase in food prices would become a thing of the past.