President Muhammadu Buhari has mentioned that his administration is doing all the pieces inside its energy to place an finish to the hike within the costs of meals objects throughout the nation.
The President in a press release launched through his official Twitter account on Thursday assured Nigerians that the interval of enhance in meals costs might be a brief one.
“To ease the present excessive value of poultry manufacturing, I’ve accredited the discharge of 30,000 tons of maize from the nationwide reserves, to animal feed producers.
“We’re very conscious of the problem of the hike of meals costs, at a time when the economic system is already in a slowdown which was attributable to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic.
“We’re doing all the pieces in our energy to make sure that the costs of meals objects throughout the nation are introduced down.
“Let me additionally guarantee Nigerians that this example of the hike in meals costs might be a transient one.
“We’re additionally participating with meals producers associations and teams to sort out the difficulty of exploitative behaviour by middlemen and different actors, which is likely one of the components accountable for the excessive meals costs being skilled,” the President mentioned.