Photos: Bayelsa youths storm markets to ensure traders don’t hike prices of food items over Covid-19

The youths of kaiama community in Bayelsa state stormed different markets in the town to make sure that traders do not increase the prices of food items due to the Coronavirus pandemic last minute purchases.

Facebook user, Dickson Tari, who shared the photos online, wrote:

”The youths of kaiama community are currently going round their markets making sure custard of garri is not sold above the rate of N800. Buyers are also directed to report any case of increment.”

In similar news, some men in Onitsha, Anambra state also went around town, condemning traders who increased prices of food items.

A female garri seller was however dealt with as a big bowl of her garri was thrown away by the said men who were angry that she increased the price of her goods from N500 to N1500.

Facebook user, Jestymoore Nnokwa who shared the story wrote; “Today In onitsha,  igbo boys went into town to see those wicked and cruel market women selling food items at exorbitant prices, unfortunately for this Garri seller, she was selling Garri of N500 for N1500 and the boys threw everything away on the ground. They were upset with what they saw in the market today in onitsha market 
But do you support the action of the boys?
Let’s have your say on this.”

See the photo below.

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