This is no joke. A small basket of tomato, which sold for N25,000 in May, is now going for N800 in Kaduna. It had been all anger and pain for households as the price of tomatoes hit the roof across the country as a result of scarcity caused by tuta absoluta, also known as ‘tomatoc ebola’.
This affected the crop in most parts of the north-west, notably Kaduna, Jigawa, Katsina and Kano states. As a result, the basket prices jumped from the […]