The price of yam in Nigeria!

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Yam is one of the popular staple foods widely consumed by Nigerians.

It is a preferred source of carbohydrate and income for millions of people in the country.

Nigeria ranks as the largest yam producer in the world, contributing over two-thirds of global yam production yearly.

Despite this, the staple food is gradually getting beyond the reach of average citizens.

Its scarcity in the last few months has led to increase in price, forcing many to search for alternatives, to survive this hard time.

Majority of poorer households now consume fewer yams, as shortage in the market bites harder and the price still rising on daily basis.

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