Scarcity Of Tomatoes , Other Commodities Hit Lagos Markets




As Muslims faithful ended their 30 days fasting, consumers in Lagos have lamented scarcity of tomatoes and other Commodities in the markets. Eyes Of Lagos checks show that there were scarcity of tomatoes, pepper and other spices normally sourced from Northern part of the country, even as price of foodstuff went through the roof . One of the consumers who simply have her name as Mrs. Adeniyi that spoke with our correspondent in Lagos Mile 12 market said, ‘ we normally experience such scarcity of products during Ramadan period. Business is generally dull because of fasting. The traders too are not motivated bring in the products.” Meantime, Muslims faithful trooped out yesterday to give thanks to Almighty Allah for the successful completion of Ramadan fasting. Though markets were not filled with traders People were seen in some locations enjoying the long break in eateries and shopping malls. The Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, Prof. Lanre Fagbohun in his special Sallah message called for continuous prayer for peace and sustainable development in LASU, Lagos State and Nigeria at large. ” On behalf of the Governing Council and the University Management, I wish you and your loved ones a fruitful celebration. May Almighty Allah accept our supplications, forgive our shortcomings and fill our respective homes with happiness”, he said.

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