Nigerians are now reacting to the increase in the price of a kilo of turkey to N2,200 and N2,500.
Taking to social media, Nigerians are now complaining about the increase in the cost of frozen foods including chicken, turkey and more.
Following the closure ongoing intensive joint border patrol by the security agencies led by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), the Nigerian Army and Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), the Nigerian land borders have remained closed to both legitimate and illegitimate businesses, this has now resulted in the spike in the cost of the scarcely available food which are still being smuggled in.
See reactions from Nigerians on social media below.
I learnt that a kilo of Turkey is now between N2,200.00 and N2,500.00 What caused the increment? – @Intergrity56
Closed southern borders. Rice is 21k Chicken is 1500 from 1200 When NEPA bill gets to the real next level, buharideens set go shout – @drbanj
Sir, I visited the market yesterday, there is going to be food crisis sooner than later. A bag of rice is about N23,000 to N23,500. And it is even scarce. – @Buchino_102
imagine the president wanting us to eat local rice and buy our own turkeys when Nigerians keep increasing the price and salaries ain’t increasing what you expect – @Moselova2
Them close the road wey the Turkey de enter from – @donjossy
It’s 2,700 in Abuja – @ohenkay
the poultry farmers of Naija cannot meet the demand, and if not for smuggled Turkey, na. 5k fdemfor dey sell am – @drbanj
I learnt that a kilo of Turkey is now between N2,200.00 and N2,500.00
What caused the increment?
— Mr Integrity (@Intergrity56) September 14, 2019