The prices of rice and other commodities have started to improve at the local market due to a boost in local productive.
A recent survey of the prices in the local market has revealed an improvement in the prices of consumables at the local market.
The News Agency of Nigeria focused on the Hadejia, Jigawa – northern part of Nigeria where prices have crashed due to the supply of agricultural products to the market as advocated by the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to improve the local economy thereby strengthening the naira.
A check on Tuesday at Hadejia market indicated that prices were down by about 30 percent.
A market survey by a correspondent showed that a bag of millet was sold at N14, 000 as against N18, 000 while a bag of paddy rice went for N8, 500 as against its previous price of N11, 000.
Other produce such as maize and sorghum were sold at N11, 000 and N13, 000, as against their old prices of N15, 000 and N17, 000, respectively.