From the tomatoes, onions, rice, yam, chicken pepper amongst other commodities in the market the sellers and buyers complained of the recent hike in the prices of food commodities.
They stated that no one ever imagined that the prices of commodities like rice, onions and others could soar stressing that household could barely afford these commodities.
The traders and buyers while appealing to the government to address the hike in prices of commodities in order to enable the common man afford them also called on Nigerians to desist from inflating the prices of their goods.
They also urged the government to re-orientate the minds of the youths towards focusing on the Agricultural sector so as to boost food sufficiency.
The traders who complained of low patronage expressed optimism that in the forthcoming festive season things will bounce back.