Findings show that the price of tomatoes reduced slightly by 22%, with a basket of tomatoes now selling for N14,000 as against N18,000 two weeks ago.
Note that while the price reduction is a good development, there is still a huge difference between the current price and how much tomatoes were sold for two months ago.
Goods with Relatively the same price: Items such as milk (Tin and refilled), beverages, gas, egg, and fish are sold at relatively the same price across the markets. Basically, peak milk (refill 500g) is sold at an average price of N1,000 while Milo tin (500g) is sold at an average cost of N1,050.
A crate of eggs is sold at an average price of N975, although Mushin Market, Oyingbo and Mile 12 markets sell a crate of eggs for N1000, while Daleko Market sells the cheapest for N900.
Also, the filling of a 5kg gas cylinder costs N1,688 on the average, even as Daleko, Oyingbo and Mile 12 markets sell it for N1,700 while Mushin market sells it cheapest for N1,650. 12.5kg of the gas is filled at an average price of N4,163.