Price of commodity has continue to soar as many Nigerians are gearing up to celebrate New Year.
A bag of rice sold at twenty five thousand naira between November and early December now cost thirty thousand naira, while tomato , pepper, onion and other items also skyrocketed.
Correspondent who went round the Potiskum town reports that many family were not happy with the development as economic hardship bites harder.
A rice seller at central market Mallam Garbage Musa revealed that the adjustment in price was mainly due to transportation and recent hike in fuel price in the country.
Another reason advanced by some traders includes, floods that ravage farmland worth billions of naira in all parts of the country.
It could be recalled that early this year NIMET predicted the flood and warned those at the river bank to relocate to pave way for the water to flow uuninterrupted
Maryam Buba Gabaju