In the time of economical starvation, Nigerians who used and eat tomatoes anyhow are now in a badly condition where a seed of tomatoes is more valuable than other commodities in the market, a new Gold has been discovered a Gold that was once not being appreciated before. But the importance of it is now being reflected in the lives of every single individual in Nigeria, yes the new Gold
The four seed above is being sold at N1881 at a shopping complex in Lagos
The hike in the price of tomatoes is traceable to an attack by the disease Tuta Absoluta said to have destroyed over 40% of tomatoes kept in storage. The Tuta Absoluta attack reportedly forced business magnate, Aliko Dangote, to shut down his Tomato processing factory in Kadawa, Kano, suspending production for the time being.
Nigerians, however, cannot get over the fact that tomatoes has risen from its lowly estate in such a short while.